Calhoun County, Fla. (WMBB) — One man was transported to a nearby hospital after crashing during a pursuit by a Calhoun County Sheriff’s deputy.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, a 25-year-old motorcyclist from Merritt Island, Fla. was traveling in the southbound lane of State Road 71 just North of Folsom Avenue and being pursued by an unmarked patrol vehicle.
A second vehicle was stopped in the southbound lane of State Road 71.
The driver collided with the second vehicle as they were making a left turn, troopers wrote in a news release. The motorcyclist sustained critical injuries and was transported via life flight to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
The crash is under investigation.