Tuesday, December 23, 2014

DUI Motorcycle Crash Puts Man In Hospital

Motorcyclist Charged With DUI, Driving With Revoked License

FORT MYERS, FL. -- Christopher Pennington, 34 of Naples suffered serious injuries after crashing his 2009 Yamaha motorcycle into a car Monday evening about 5 p.m.

The motorcycle and a 2012 Toyota Tundra driven by Josue Aponte, 36 of Fort Myers, were westbound on CR 865 (Gladiolus Dr) approaching Coca Sabal Ln. The motorcycle was in the outside lane and the Toyota was in the inside lane.

Pennington swerved across the center lane and entered the inside lane. While in the inside lane, the left side of the motorcycle collided with the right rear side of the Toyota. Pennington lost control and the motorcycle fell on its left side and traveled northwest across the center lane. The motorcycle and Toyota was moved prior to the FHP's arrival.

Aponte had no injuries.

Pennington was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital and charged with DUI, Driving while license revoked and improper lane change.

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