LAKELAND, FL – A motorcycle accident on U.S. 92 in Auburndale left two people seriously injured, reports WTSP.
The incident happened Saturday as the two were riding on the motorcycle behind a Ford Expedition that was towing a jet ski. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of the Ford hit the brakes when a car changed lanes in front of it. The operator of the Harley Davidson motorcycle, 47-year-old Brian Martin, also tried to stop but lost control.
Martin and his passenger, 47-year-old Kimberly Sumner, were thrown from the bike. The two, both Lakeland residents, were transported to Lakeland Regional Health. Neither was wearing helmets at the time, authorities said. No other injuries were reported.
Investigators were trying to determine whether Martin was impaired when the accident occurred.
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