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Two injured in scooter crash


Boca Raton, FL – On Thursday, August 28 at 12:33 p.m., Boca Raton Police Department’s Traffic Homicide Unit responded to a serious injury crash which occurred in the 700 block of West Yamato Road.


A 2012 TaoTao Scooter and a 2011 Lincoln were both traveling east on West Yamato Road when the Lincoln struck the scooter. Both the driver and rider on the scooter were transported to Delray Medical Center in serious condition.  The driver of the Lincoln was not injured.


If anyone has information regarding this crash they are asked to please contact Traffic Homicide Investigator Mike Daly at (561) 620-6081. 



2011 Lincoln Driver:               

Ira S. Yavarkovsky

72 years old

Delray Beach, FL

Injury: None


2012 TaoTao Driver:              

Nilesh Shetty

31 years old

Boca Raton, FL

Injury: Serious injuries


Theodora Minkova      

33 years old

Boca Raton, FL

Injury: Serious injuries