2 hospitalized after falling over Acosta Expressway ramp in motorcycle crash, troopers say


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man and a woman were hospitalized Wednesday after the motorcycle they were riding crashed on the Acosta Expressway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said they were riding northbound on I-95 on a blue Yamaha motorcycle along the ramp and failed to make the curve. They hit a wall and fell over the side about 30 feet onto an exit ramp below.

The 48-year-old man driving the motorcycle was critically injured and his 46-year-old female passenger suffered serious injuries. Troopers said neither was wearing a helmet.

According to the crash report, the riders are from Indiana.

Notably, the DOT camera showed the crash appeared to have happened well before the Acosta Bridge.