[UPDATE] Motorcycle Accident Near Lake Bradford and Springhill

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

UPDATE 4-22-2011

WCTV reporter Amy Long takes another look at a motorcycle accident to see if there is a way to make our roads safer.

Tune in tonight at 11 to see her story..

UPDATE 4-22-2011 Noon -

Eyewitness News spoke with the uncle of the victim in yesterday’s motorcycle accident at Lake Bradford and Springhill and he says that his nephew is still clinging to life. He’s able to move his toes, but he has a cracked vertebra, so he may be paralyzed. More tests are still needed to determine the full extent of his injuries.

Stay with WCTV for updates.


UPDATE 4-21-2011 6:40 pm

Tallahassee, FL - Northbound lanes on Lake Bradford Road are open and the scene is almost clear in the southbound lane of Lake Bradford Road.


UPDATE 4-21-2011 6:23 pm

Tallahassee, FL - WCTV Reporter Amy Long is on scene and has been told by the uncle of the motorcycle rider that he has not been riding long and that he is being responsive at TMH.

Still no word yet on the extent of the injuries.

The driver of the Buick who hit the motorcycle rider has been given a citation for making a left hand turn into traffic.


UPDATE 4-21-2011

Tallahassee, FL - WCTV Reporter Amy Long is on scene and has talked to a witness of the accident.

That witness told our reporter that a red motorcycle was traveling northbound on Springhill Road when it was T-boned by a maroon Buick pulling out of Family Dollar. The witness says the motorcycle driver had a helmet and did not appear to be speeding.

The motorcyclist has been taken to TMH but no word yet on the extent of his injuries.

WCTV will continue to bring you more information as it becomes available.


Tallahassee, FL - Southbound Lake Bradford approaching Springhill is closed as TPD is working a traffic crash with injuries.

Officers are rerouting traffic. No word yet on the extent of the injuries.

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