Damage from the accident can be seen along Highway 98. [ Wendy Weitzel | The Star ]
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Thursday motorcycle crash in Highland View sends two to hospital

Two motorcyclists were taken to Bay Medical Center with serious injuries following a crash ion Highway 98 in Highland View Thursday afternoon.

According to Port St. Joe Police Chief Jake Richards, the crash resulted when a motorcycle carrying two passengers and a car collided.

The motorcyclists’ injuries were described as being non-critical.

“They were awake and talking when they left (for the hospital),” Richards said. “They were wearing helmets, which probably saved their lives.”

None of the passengers in the car sustained any significant injuries.

Traffic had been reduced to one lane in the area while emergency personnel attended to the accident. Highway 98 has been reopened to both lanes of traffic at this time.

Meet the Editor

David Adlerstein, The Apalachicola Times’ digital editor, started with the news outlet in January 2002 as a reporter.

Prior to then, David Adlerstein began as a newspaperman with a small Boston weekly, after graduating magna cum laude from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He later edited the weekly Bellville Times, and as business reporter for the daily Marion Star, both not far from his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

In 1995, he moved to South Florida, and worked as a business reporter and editor of Medical Business newspaper. In Jan. 2002, he began with the Apalachicola Times, first as reporter and later as editor, and in Oct. 2020, also began editing the Port St. Joe Star.

Wendy Weitzel The Star Digital Editor

One Comment

  1. Wendy does a fantastic job reporting news and attending special events in Gulf County. Thank you for keeping us informed, great job. She always has a smile on her face and you can tell she enjoys her job.

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