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Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Man Airlifted After Motorcycle Burst Into Flames On Hwy 27 In Lake Wales


The Lake Wales Police Department has confirmed that one person was airlifted after the motorcycle they were riding on burst into flames. According to Troy Schulze, Deputy Chief, with the LWPD the driver didn’t suffer life threatening injuries, but did sustain burns and was transported by helicopter, we did not find out which hospital.

The incident occurred at 3:52 pm at the intersection of Hwy 27 & Washington Avenue. Reportedly after stopping for a light the bike burst into flames. No accident, occurred according to Schulze.

The name of the motorcyclist was not released at this time. If we gather additional information we will pass it along!

Thank you to Mike E. & Shelly F. for photos!

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