Leon County, FL (August 9, 2018) – A Tallahassee man received critical injuries in a Leon County motorcycle accident after he was thrown from his bike. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 47-year-old Cecil Miles. He is now being charged with careless driving in the accident.
Florida Highway Patrol arrived at the scene of the accident at the intersection of State Road 20 and Wainwright Road in Leon County around 2:06 p.m. on Saturday. FHP states that Miles' vehicle and the motorcycle were both headed in the westbound direction of State Road 20.
The driver of the motorcycle, Coleridge Isaacs slowed his vehicle to make a right turn onto the road when Miles ran into the back of the bike. The motorcyclist was ejected from his bike and went into a ditch on State Road 20.
Miles suffered minor injuries due to the accident. Isaacs sustained critical injuries and was taken to the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
It is unknown if alcohol use played a role in the accident, and police are still investigating.
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