Glades County, FL (August 10, 2018) – A four-motorcycle crash led to fatal results in two individuals on Saturday. One of the victims was transported to a local hospital but later succumbed to their injuries and passed away according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident happened around 3 p.m. Six motorcycles were riding together when four of them lost control as they were making a turn. They then crashed into a ditch.
One of the drivers was identified as 48-year-old Craig Colton, who is now facing a DUI manslaughter charge. He was driving with a passenger who passed away in the crash, identified as 43-year-old Nicole Hobin.
Colton transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. Two other unidentified victims received injuries and were taken to the hospital.
About 3% of vehicles on our roadways are motorcycles. About 14% of all motor vehicle crashes that lead to fatalities involve motorcyclists. With a prevalence of these accidents occurring on Florida roadways, many people wonder where to turn if they have lost a loved one. If you have been seriously injured or lost someone close to you in a motorcycle accident, we wish to extend our condolences to you.
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