(October 21, 2016)-  Cape Coral Police were on the scene overnight of a serious crash involving a motorcycle on Hancock Bridge Parkway, resulting in life-threatening injuries.

At approximately 10:42 p.m. on October 20th, Cape Coral Police responded to a crash involving a motorcycle in the 100 block of Hancock Bridge Parkway East. The driver of the motorcycle, David B. Adair, 55 of North Fort Myers, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Cape Coral Police Department Patrol, Major Crash Investigator, Forensics, and Victim Advocates responded to assist.  Hancock Bridge Parkway (both directions) was closed down for an extended period of time due to the traffic crash investigation. A Ping4 alert was sent at the request of the Watch Commander.

The preliminary synopsis of the Major Crash Investigator is below:

DATE:  October 20, 2016
TIME:  10:42 pm
LOCATION:  SE 1st Place/Hancock Bridge Pkwy
CR:  16-016736
ASSIGNED THI:  Ofc. Charles Mills

VEHICLE 1:  1998 black Harley Davidson Sportster Motorcycle.
DRIVER 1: David B. Adair, W/M, 58, of North Fort Myers.
DRIVER 1 INJURIES:  Adair suffered life threatening head and neck injuries.

SYNOPSIS: Vehicle 1, a motorcyclist, was traveling East on Hancock Bridge Parkway approaching the intersection of SE 1st Place. Vehicle 1 drifted left and struck the inside median curb causing the driver of Vehicle 1 to lose control of the motorcycle. Vehicle 1 traveled southeast across the eastbound lanes where Vehicle 1 high-sided and ejected the driver. Vehicle 1 and the driver of Vehicle 1 came to rest on the outside shoulder of the roadway.

Lee County EMS and the Cape Coral Fire Department responded and trauma alerted the driver of Vehicle 1 to a local hospital with multiple life threatening injuries. The driver of Vehicle 1 was listed in critical condition with head and neck injuries.  The driver of Vehicle 1 WAS NOT wearing a DOT approved motorcycle helmet (wearing a "half-shell helmet").  MCI officers A. Satterlee and C. Mills responded.  Forensics personnel and Victim Advocate also responded.  This traffic crash IS alcohol/drug related.  The next-of-kin for the motorcyclist HAS been contacted.


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