“Motorcyclist Killed in Crash, Woman Charged with DUI Manslaughter”

By | July 16, 2023



A tragic crash in Orange City, Florida has resulted in the death of a motorcyclist and the arrest of a woman on charges of DUI manslaughter. The incident occurred on Saturday night when a silver 2023 Lexus exited the parking lot of Destination Orange City/Dales Ales and traveled north on North Volusia Avenue. At the same time, a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle was traveling in the inside northbound lane, leading to a collision between the two vehicles.

As a result of the crash, the motorcyclist, identified as Justin W. Evans, was thrown from his bike and sustained severe injuries. He was rushed to AdventHealth Fish Memorial Hospital but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. Evans, aged 37 and from Sanford, has since been identified as the victim in this tragic incident.

The driver of the Lexus, Christine T. Robison, was not injured in the crash. However, she displayed signs of possible impairment, prompting Orange City police to conduct a DUI investigation. Following the investigation, Robison was placed under arrest and taken to the Volusia County Branch Jail. She is now facing charges of driving under the influence and DUI manslaughter.

The Orange City Police Department is urging anyone with additional information about the crash to come forward and contact them at 386-775-9999. This investigation is ongoing, and authorities are working diligently to gather all the facts surrounding this devastating incident.

This tragic crash serves as a reminder of the importance of responsible and sober driving. It is essential for all motorists to prioritize the safety of themselves and others on the road by abstaining from drinking and driving. The loss of a life in such circumstances is a devastating outcome that could have been prevented..