Committed to Excellence


Gerald M. Monahan, Jr.
Chief of Police

1395 Dunlawton Ave.
Port Orange, FL 32129




                 News Release                                           

Captain Wayne M. Miller
Public Information Officer
(386) 506-5810


At 6:00 PM on 12/20/08, Port Orange Police and Fire Rescue Departments responded to the intersection of Clyde Morris Blvd and Southwinds Blvd regarding an accident involving a passenger vehicle and a moped. Once on scene it was discovered that 49 year old Kevin P. Cassily of New Bury Port, Massachusetts was operating a Honda passenger vehicle and was in the southbound left turn lane of Clyde Morris Blvd at Southwinds Blvd. 21 year old Frank M. Yacek of Daytona Beach was operating his moped northbound on Clyde Morris Blvd in the outside right lane. Cassily attempted to turn left onto Southwinds Blvd and turned in front of Yacek. This action caused the two vehicles to collide. Yacek was subsequently ejected from the moped. Yacek was transported to Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach via EVAC ambulance with multiple injuries and is listed in critical condition. Cassily was not injured.  

The accident is under investigation by Port Orange Police Traffic Homicide investigators due to the extent of injuries sustained by Yacek.