Category: motorcycle accident

“1 airlifted in wreck”

BIG PINE KEY: One person was airlifted to Miami and another taken to the hospital after a motorcycle and car crashed about 7 p.m. Wednesday on Big Pine Key, the Sheriff’s Office said. Two people were on the motorcycle, but it was unclear from reports whom was injured. The airlifted person was taken to Ryder

“Motorcycle, pickup strike different building along Jefferson Street”

BROOKSVILLE – Jessica Varner said she keeps the blinds down in her office because she got tired of seeing all the accidents taking place along West Jefferson Street. The one that occurred Wednesday afternoon was only a few steps away from her desk, she said. Shortly before 4 p.m., a white Dodge pickup truck smashed

A 41-year-old man who was thrown from his motorcycle in Collier County Thursday is now facing charges

Wesley Eversole, of Naples, is charged with driving without motorcycle registration, failure to exhibit a license, and careless driving. State troopers say Eversole lost control of the motorcycle shortly before 3 a.m. near the intersection of Vanderbilt Beach Road and US-41. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the motorcycle hit a median, throwing Eversole onto

California Highway Patrol officers will have extra resources to cut the number of motorcycle crashes in the region thanks to a $1.2 million grant.

The grant will pay for extra patrols, new public service announcements and more motorcycle safety operations. The grant covers four Southern California counties that have had a consistently high number of motorcycle crashes, said Jaime Coffee, a CHP spokeswoman. Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties are the other three areas covered in the grant.

Harley-Davidson announced Tuesday that it will make 12 motorcycles from its 2010 model portfolio available for sale in India.

The selection will include motorcycles from each of Harley-Davidson’s five model families — Sportster, Dyna, VRSC, Softail and Touring. “For over a century, Harley-Davidson has inspired motorcyclists across the world to celebrate their passion for riding. Our experience in leading the leisure motorcycle market worldwide makes us naturally suited to help lead and define leisure