Palm Harbor Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Crash on Alderman Road

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Palm Harbor Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Crash on Alderman Road

Updated 8:55 p.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating a crash involving a motorcyclist in Palm Harbor.

The crash occurred in the eastbound lanes of Alderman Road at Omaha Street at approximately 6:21 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

The injured motorcyclist was transported to Florida Hospital North Pinellas via Sunstar Paramedics with life-threatening injuries.

According to a preliminary report from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), 86 year-old George Giannakoulias of Palm Harbor was driving a 2006 Chevy Malibu northbound on East Ridge Drive approaching Alderman Road.

42 year-old Brian Mueller of Palm Harbor was traveling east on Alderman Road in the outside lane approaching East Ridge Drive on a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

FHP reports that Giannakoulias stopped for the posted stop sign then continued into the path of Mueller resulting in the collision.  Mueller was not wearing a helmet according to the report.

Alcohol did not play a role in the crash according to investigators.

Neither Giannakoulias nor his 3 passengers were injured in the crash.

The investigation continues.

 

 

 

 

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