Motorcycle accident critically injures Fort White man

A Fort White man is in critical condition after being ejected from his motorcycle along State Road 45 south of High Springs on Monday afternoon. 

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) report, a 22-year-old Fort White man was driving his motorcycle south on State Road 45 near NW 122nd Avenue in Alachua County around 5:30 p.m. when he abruptly hit his brakes for unknown reasons causing the motorcycle to veer toward the west shoulder.

Once he traveled onto the shoulder of the road, he lost control of his motorcycle and was ejected and struck the pavement, according to the report.

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Emergency responders transported the man to UF Shands Hospital where he is reportedly in critical condition. 

State Road 45 and NW 122nd Avenue, Alachua County map
State Road 45 and NW 122nd Avenue, Alachua County map

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