Police investigate crash In St. Pete Beach

ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, FLA. -- The Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) are looking into an crash involving 54-year-old James Garbee, the driver of the motorcycle and 41-year-old Lina De Capvalho, the driver of the car.

The incident took place just before 6 o'clock in the evening on Sunday at Blind Pass Road and 75th Avenue in St. Pete Beach.

Capvalho's 2014 Chevy Cruz was stopped in the left turn lave of eastbound 75th Avenue. She was stopped, partially in the intersection, waiting for traffic to clear to travel northbound on Blind Pass Road.

Garbee's 2008 Harley Davidson Motorcycle was traveling westbound on 75th Avenue. As the motorcycle entered the intersection the Chevy made a left turn trying to clear the intersection due to the light turning yellow.

Both the driver and the passenger in the Chevy were not injured. Garbee was transported to Bayfront Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

Alcohol and drug impairment are not factors in the crash.

The investigation continues.


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