Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Motorcyle Crash Sends Three To Hospital

ARCADIA, FL. -- A motorcyclist and his passenger, and the driver of a second vehicle were injured in a crash Monday night about 5:50 p.m. in Desoto County as the cycle veered into the wrong lane.

A 1988 Honda Goldwing, driven by Robert Morris, 59 of Arcadia was traveling northbound on County Road 769 south of County Road 761.  A 1994 GMC Jimmy driven by James Davis, 56 of Port Charlotte was traveling southbound on County Road 769 south of County Road 761.

The motorcycle veered into southbound traffic as the other vehicle attempted an evasive maneuver to avoid a collision with the motorcycle.

The front of the motorcycle collided with the left front side of the other vehicle and it came to final rest on CR 769 against the east guardrail. The Jimmy came to final rest in the tree line on the east side of CR-769.

The passenger on the cycle, Joni Doheny, 57 of Port Charlotte was critically injured and taken to Tampa General Hospital. Morris has serious injuries and was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. Davis has serious injuries and was taken to Blake Hospital.

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