One dead in motorcycle crash in Panama City

Panama City

UPDATE: August 14, 2021 3:32 p.m.

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) – The Panama City Police Department has identified the motorcyclist who died in Friday’s crash on Beach Drive.

Authorities said Brandon William Gupta was heading west on Beach Drive near the Fairy Avenue intersection. A white BWM was heading east and reportedly traveled into Gupta’s path.

Gupta was transported to a local hospital but didn’t survive his sustained injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call the Panama City Police Department at 850-872-3100 or they can report tips anonymously via smartphone by downloading the
“Panama City PD” Tip411.

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) – A motorcyclist is dead after a crash on Beach Drive in Panama City.

It happened shortly before 5 p.m. Friday on Beach Drive, near Fairy Avenue.

According to Panama City Police officers, a person driving a motorcycle was heading westbound on Beach Drive, while a person driving a BMW was driving eastbound.

Officers said the two collided after one of the drivers failed to yield the right of way.

They aren’t releasing any names at this time.

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