Man, woman on motorcycle critically injured

Troopers say car traveled into path of motorcycle

Published On: Nov 07 2012 12:55:20 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 06 2012 03:59:05 PM EST
BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. -

A man and woman on a motorcycle were left in critical condition after a crash with a car in Bradford County on Sunday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

State troopers said Barry Carlton, 46, of Lawtey, was riding his motorcycle south on County Road 235 passing Northwest 105th Avenue about 7:30 p.m. Christy Goodkind, 43, of Orange Park, was a passenger.

Troopers said a Ford Taurus driven by 71-year-old Juanita Pennington, of Starke, crossed the center line and traveled into the path of the motorcycle.

Carlton and Goodkind were both taken to Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Troopers said Goodkind was wearing a helmet, while Carlton was not.

Pennington and a passenger, 69-year-old Robert Ake, both of Starke, were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Troopers said charges are pending.