Delray Police Seek Witnesses To Fatal Accident Killing Teen


DELRAY BEACH, FL ( — Police in Delray Beach tonight are asking for help from anyone who may have witnessed a fatal accident Friday afternoon.

From Delray Beach PD:

On August 9, 2013 at about 5:28 pm, there was a two car crash in front of Rashed’s Convenience Store located at 3300 South Dixie Highway. This crash involved a four door sedan and a motorcycle. As a result of the crash the motorcyclist, 19 year old Cristofor Robert Javier Jerez, suffered life threatening injuries and died at the scene. The driver of the sedan was treated at the scene for non- life threatening injuries.

It is believed that the motorcycle was traveling north on Dixie Highway, at a high rate of speed, when it collided with the sedan. The sedan was facing south and attempted to turn left into the parking lot of the convenience store when it was struck by the motorcycle. Upon impact, Mr. Jerez was ejected from the motorcycle. Mr. Jerez was wearing a helmet.

The Delray Beach Police Department is asking that anyone with information or anyone that may have witnessed the crash, please contact Traffic Homicide Investigator Justin Reed at 561-243-7800.