Alachua County, FL. – A severe motorcycle crash occurred on Southwest Archer Road and Newell Drive in Gainesville, FL.
The accident took place today at 11:45 a.m., leaving the biker in critical condition, according to the Gainesville Police Department.
The motorcyclist Joe Steven Vincent Wagner was hit by a Buick Sedan driven by Glory Edith Jackson of Starke as she attempted to make a left turn onto Newell Drive. Wagner’s Orange Kawasaki motorcycle was struck. There was no indication that speeding was involved, stated Gainesville Police Department.
Gainesville Police Department reported that UF student Joe Steven Vincent Wagner was found not wearing a helmet.
An ER Doctor assisted the student while the ambulance arrived as the crash took place close to the UF Health’s Trauma center.
The roads were closed, but traffic resumed at 1:40 p.m.
A Traffic Homicide Investigation is currently being conducted by the Gainesville Police Department.