Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 9th, 2016 at 6:07pm, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash at Peachers Mill Road and Taft Drive.
A 2004 Harley-Davidson motorcycle operated by 28-year-old Aelix Santiago from Antioch, Tennessee struck a 2005 Kia Optima operated by 21-year-old Alicia Bamman from Clarksville, Tennessee. According to witnesses the motorcycle was traveling in the continuous left turn lane while passing other vehicles.The motorcycle then went into the southbound on-coming travel lane where the crash occurred.
Aelix Santiago was ejected from the motorcycle which resulted in serious bodily injuries, and was transported by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
During the crash investigation it was determined Aelix Santiago had stolen the motorcycle from the Hooters parking lot at 750 North Riverside Drive. Warrants for theft of a motor vehicle, reckless driving, simple possession and not wearing a motorcycle helmet were secured.
There is no further information at this time.