Monday, November 03, 2014

Motorcyclist Dies In Crash On River Road

ALVA, FL. -- Douglas Joseph Antezana, 20 of Lehigh Acres, Florida died in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon on River Road in Alva.

At about 4:30 p.m. his 2004 Honda motorcyc was westbound on CR-78 (North River Road). FHP investigtator Corporal George R. Kantorwas said Antezana was properly seated on the motorcycle saddle as the cycle entered a 30 mile per hour speed limit curve to the south at a high rate of speed.

The motorcycle overturned upon entering southbound CR-78 at an intersection with Persimmon Ridge Road and slid onto the grass shoulder on the west side of CR-78.

Antezana was ejected from the cycle which came to final rest on the grass shoulder. An investigation is pending for alcohol use..


  1. Anonymous11:43 AM

    The motorcyclists flew right passed our house, my husband & said there not going to make the curve. Next thing we know about 4;35 one of them didn't. Police have been called numerous times over the past 2 about the speed on this road on the weekends. They have been no help. So sorry for the loss of this young man.

  2. Anonymous7:48 AM

    So very sad! This is a terribly dangerous curve, I have personally witnessed on at least two occasions, speeding vehicles which have crashed after turning onto the curve heading south. Speed limit slows to 30, but few pay attention, I've even had vehicles pass me just before the curve heading south.