Motorcyclist flown to hospital after crash in St. Johns County, says FHP

Dakota Schmidt, 20, was wearing helmet, remains in critical condition

By Ronnie Rodgers - Associate Producer

ST. JOHNS COUNTY - A motorcyclist was critically injured, and had to be airlifted to the hospital after a crash in St. Johns County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. 

Dakota J. Schmidt, 20, was riding his Honda VTX motorcycle eastbound on Longleaf Parkway at 1:35 Saturday morning. 

The FHP said Schmidt failed to turn left and lost control of the bike. He then hit the curb on the shoulder and was then thrown from his motorcycle.

He was flown to Orange Park Medical Center with critical injuries. Schmidt was wearing a helmet at the time at the time of the accident.

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