MELBOURNE, Florida -- At 11:00 a.m. on Monday, the Melbourne Police Department responded to a serious traffic crash involving a motorcycle driven by 64-year-old Mark Henry Reis-El Bara of Melbourne, Florida.
According to witness's accounts to police, the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Wickham Road near the intersection of New York Avenue when he apparently lost control of his 2002 Harley Davidson.
Witnesses told police that Reis-El Bara was not driving in a reckless manner prior to the crash and there were no other vehicles involved. Police believe that Reis-El Bara, who was not wearing a helmet, may have suffered an unknown medical episode prior to the crash.
Reis-El Bara was transported from the scene to the hospital in critical condition.