Port St. Lucie, FL (August 2, 2019) - A motorcyclist sustained serious injuries after crashing into a vehicle on US-1 in Port St. Lucie. The collision occurred around 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 2nd.
Initial reports indicate that both vehicles were traveling southbound on US-1 when they collided with one another. The exact details leading up to the crash are not known at this time. According to police spokesman Robert Vega, the motorcyclist sustained serious injuries in the collision. He was airlifted to a trauma center. There is no further word on his condition. No one else was injured in the crash.
The collision shut down the southbound lanes of US-1 as police investigated. No further details have been released at this time.
Florida experiences more than 10,000 motorcycle crashes each year. Around 80% of motorcycle crashes will result in injury to motorcycle riders and passengers. Most of these injuries will also be serious in nature and will require hospitalization, prolonged medical treatment, and a long period of recovery.
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