One person is dead, another in critical condition after accident in Bay County

Fatal Accident
Posted at 1:11 PM, May 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-05 10:38:41-04

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a car hit a motorcycle in Bay County.   

Florida Highway Patrol responded to an accident around 6:30 p.m. on May 4. 

According to FHP, a car was stopped at the intersection of Front Beach and Moylan Road.  

FHP says a motorcycle was traveling westbound on Front Beach Road, when the car failed to yield as it made a left turn and hit the motorcycle. 

The driver of the motorcycle, Rodney Stansell, 52, died from injuries sustained in the accident, while the passenger, Patricia James, 47, suffered critical injuries and was transported to Bay Medical Center in Panama City. 

FHP says they were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident and alcohol was not a factor in the incident.  

The investigation is on-going at this time.