2 injured in motorcycle crash

By Elizabeth Campbell, General assignment reporter, ecampbell@wjxt.com
Published On: Feb 01 2014 03:32:21 PM EST
Updated On: Feb 01 2014 04:05:05 PM EST
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

A passenger on a motorcycle was critically injured early Saturday morning after the rider lost control and hit a curb, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police say shortly after midnight Saturday a motorcycle carrying two people crashed on Driftwood Creek Drive, near Dunn Avenue. The passenger was ejected and struck a nearby light pole.

Both were were taken to UF Health, with the passenger reported to be in critical condition.  Their names were not released.

Police said the driver was wearing a helmet, but the passenger was not.

According to JSO, alcohol may be a factor in the incident and the Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating.

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