FHP searches for SUV that caused crash

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The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is searching for information about a silver-colored SUV that turned in front of a motorcycle at the intersection of Williston Road and US Highway 441 on Friday.

According to an FHP release, the SUV turned left in front of a 2003 Harley motorcycle at the intersection of State Road 331 (Williston Road) and US 441 around 10 p.m.

A 69-year-old Micanopy man driving the motorcycle tried to avoid the SUV but lost control of the motorcycle. Both the motorcycle driver and a 46-year-old Gainesville woman riding as a passenger were thrown across the roadway. The man sustained minor injuries, but the woman is in critical condition.

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The make and model of the SUV is not known.

Anyone with information regarding the SUV or the driver to contact the FHP Regional Communications Center at 800-387-1290, *FHP or call their local Crime Stoppers.

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