Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash in Okaloosa County

FHP Troopers say Sean Clexton was taken to a local hospital in critical condition after a crash Thursday morning. (MGN Image)

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a crash Thursday morning in Okaloosa County.

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say a 2015 Ford Explorer driven by Joel Denowski, 43, of Nashville, Tennessee, on Highway 98 on Brooks Bridge in Okaloosa County. Troopers say Denowski clipped the back of a motorcycle, driven by Sean Clexton, 24, of Fort Walton Beach, that was stopped in traffic. They say the Explorer and motorcycle hit a mini van in front of them.

Clexton was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

Both eastbound lanes of traffic on Brooks Bridge were blocked after the crash.

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