Category: Florida Highway Patrol

Motorcycle Crash Injures Two

A Lee man and a Madison woman were seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Suwannee County on Sunday, May 15. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Randall Scott, 53, ofSuwanee, and his passenger, Retta Raggins, 49, of Madison, were flown by helicopter to Shands in Gainesville with serious injuries.The wreck occurred in the

Bike rider hurt after colliding with car in Hosford Saturday

A 21-year-old Hosford resident was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital by emergencyhelicopter after his bicycle collided with a car Saturday afternoon.Marvin M. Staton was riding south on Shuler Street around 5:27 p.m. when he failed to heed a stop sign at a four-way intersection and rode into the path of a westbound car on RobertsStreet,

Pedestrian killed in crash

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a truck Sunday night while trying to cross Pensacola Boulevard. About 8:10 p.m. Sunday, Heriberto Ponce, 61, of Miami, walked into the path of a northbound truck while attempting to cross the six-lane divided highway near Milstead Street, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. The Dodge pickup

Motorcyclist in serious condition after accident

A motorcyclist was in serious condition Saturday at Lee Memorial hospital after an accidentin Charlotte County Friday night. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Mark T. Buck, 58,of Port Charlotte, was riding north along U.S. 41 when a Toyota Corolla pulled out fromChurch Street and into his path. Buck tried to avoid the collision by

Bicyclist dies in crash with car near 1-75

A bicyclist died late Friday after veering into the path of an oncoming car on Tice Street nearthe Interstate 75 exchange. Florida Highway Patrol officers have not identified the bicyclistwho they say may have been intoxicated at the time. The driver was not impaired, trooper said, and has not been charged.FHP is requesting the public’s