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Police: Man Dies in Motorcycle Wreck in Woodbridge

Motorcycle struck two parked cars. Victim identified by Prince William County Police.

Motorcycle struck two parked cars. Victim identified by Prince William County Police.
Motorcycle struck two parked cars. Victim identified by Prince William County Police.
The driver of a motorcycle died following a wreck Sunday afternoon in Woodbridge, according to Prince William County Police.

The victim was identified as Miguel Fernando Capela, 49, of Woodbridge.

At 5:29 p.m. Sunday, investigators responded to the 13900 block of Mathews Drive regarding a motorcycle crash.

According to police, Capela's 1999 Kawasaki ZX9R motorcycle was traveling east on Mathews Drive at a high rate of speed.

At one point Capela reportedly lost control of the motorcycle, striking two unoccupied cars. He was transported to an area hospital, where he died.

No other injuries were reported. Alcohol and drug use are not factors in wreck, according to police.


The Convict May 13, 2014 at 09:12 AM
Rest in peace, Brother.
John Strother May 13, 2014 at 12:04 PM
Speed kills and this man was stupid to speed.
Crash Froelich May 13, 2014 at 02:30 PM
As soon as the weather is warm enough, the under-2K miles per year crowd is out on two wheels in T-shirts, shorts, and sneakers. Please, newbies, don't ride without a decent helmet and protective clothing. Sure it's hot, so what? The alternative is organ donation.

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