NAPLES, FL. -- A 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle was northbound on SR 29 just north of CR 837 in Collier county Saturday at 7:15 p.m. and traveling through a right hand curve in the roadway. James Hughes, 48 of Hollywood failed to successfully negotiate the curve and ran off the road to the left.
Once on the shoulder, the motorcycle overturned and ejected the driver and passenger Jamie Gaito Maradiaga, 48 of Hollywood,
The motorcycle came to final rest in the wood line that parallels the roadway. The driver and passenger came to final rest on the west shoulder of SR 29. The passenger was transported via MedFlight to Kendall Regional Hospital with life threatening head injuries. Hughes was taken to Naples Community Hospital with minor injuries.
The crash is under investigation. Neither were wearing helmets said the FHP.