OCT. 24 — A Royal Palm Beach man was critically injured last Thursday night following a traffic accident near the intersection of South Jog Road and Purdy Lane in Greenacres.
According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, at approximately 10:32 p.m., 23-year-old Adam Leighton Castle was driving his 2010 Kawasaki motorcycle northbound on South Jog Road, approaching Purdy Lane. According to the report, Castle was traveling at a high rate of speed in the center lane. Meanwhile, 50-year-old Dorotea Jimenez Velasquez of West Palm Beach was turning eastbound onto Purdy Lane from South Jog Road.
According to the report, Castle’s motorcycle struck Velasquez’s 2000 Chevy Camaro on the passenger-side corner. The impact caused the Camaro to rotate out of control and come to final rest on the southeast corner of the intersection. Castle’s motorcycle overturned and slid approximately 530 feet northbound along South Jog Road.
Castle was taken to Delray Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition at the time of the report.