Sunday, April 14, 2013

Midnight Crash On Motorcycle Injures Man Badly

Critical Injuries To Cyclist

CLEWISTON, FL. -- A motorcycle crash at 12:03 a.m. Sunday put a man in the hospital with critical injuries. Johnny Trevor Jackson, 19 of Clewiston was traveling west on Harlem Academy Avenue approaching the intersection of 10th street when his 2006 Chevy HHR crashed into a motorcycle, said the Florida Highway Patrol.

James Hugh Lauson Edwards, 46 of South Bay, Florida was traveling east on Harlem Academy Avenue approaching the intersection of 10th street on a  2009 Kawasaki Ninja. As the car began to turn left onto 10th street directly into the path of the motorcycle, the front of the vehicle struck the right side of the motorcycle.

Cyclist Edwards was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital with critical injuries. Jackson suffered no injuries.

A blood alcohol test is pending on motorcyclist Edward, said FHP Trooper J. Mulhern. Charges are pending further investigation.

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