Posted on Jul 31, 2018
A second accident occurred at around 5:30 p.m., near the intersection of Highway 231 and Hyde Avenue. The FHP reports that a 40-year-old Panama City woman, driving an SUV, was attempting to cross the southbound lanes of Highway 231, but failed to see an approaching motorcyclist. The 21-year-old motorcyclist, also from Panama City, collided with the SUV, was thrown from his bike upon impact, and was rushed to Bay Medical Sacred Heart. According to the FHP, the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet. The driver of the SUV refused medical treatment at the scene.