Motorcyclist Injured In Crash On Southern

JAN. 9 — A West Palm Beach man was in critical condition following a traffic collision last Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Forest Hill and Southern boulevards.
According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, 59-year-old Robert Kahl was riding his 1985 Harley-Davidson motorcycle northbound on Forest Hill Blvd., approaching the intersection. Meanwhile, 36-year-old Keely Burton of Wellington was driving a 2010 Mercedes Benz S400 westbound on Southern Blvd.

According to the report, Kahl turned left onto Southern Blvd. under a green arrow, but Burton passed through the red light and continued into the intersection, striking Kahl’s motorcycle.

Kahl was ejected from the bike and landed on the roadway, incurring injuries. He was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center for treatment. Burton was not injured.