Motorcycle crash in North Port critically injures Venice man

CREATED Apr 2, 2014

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NORTH PORT, Fla. - A Venice man was critically injured in a motorcycle crash Tuesday afternoon.

North Port police reports say witnesses saw two motorcyclists driving erratically on Toledo Blade Boulevard just before 5 p.m.  Witnesses say at one point both motorcycles were driving the wrong direction into oncoming traffic.

24-year-old Craig Fox lost control of his Yamaha and crashed into a parking lot.  He wasn't wearing a helmet and had to be taken to a hospital by helicopter in critical condition.

The other motorcyclist fled the scene.