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|Motorcycle Crash with Serious Bodily Injuries|
|Thursday, 30 September 2010 09:17|
Sheriff Paul C. May has released the following information:
Details of Incident:
Vehicle‐1, 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle
Vehicle‐2, 1997 Harley Davidson motorcycle
A serious crash occurred on September 25, 2010 at approximately 8:05 P.M. The crash occurred at 2405 Hwy. 441 SE, Okeechobee. The driver of Vehicle‐1 was traveling eastbound on Hwy. 441 SE. The driver of Vehicle‐2 was traveling westbound on Hwy. 441 SE. The motorcycles collided with each other. Driver‐1 was taken to Raulerson Hospital, Okeechobee, Florida. Driver‐2 and Passenger‐2 were airlifted to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, Ft. Pierce, Florida, with serious bodily injuries.
None of the occupants involved in the crash were wearing safety helmets. Alcohol is a possible factor. This case remains under investigation.
For any further information, please contact:
Michele Bell, Public Information Officer
Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office
504 NW 4th Street
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
(863) 763-7157 fax