A Georgia biker escaped serious injury and narrowly missed falling into the Halifax River Saturday by jumping off his motorcycle that was left dangling at the end of a rising half of the Main Street drawbridge in Daytona Beach.
A video recording by cameras at the bridge released by Volusia County officials on Monday shows Mark Allen Hagen, 50, of Metter, Georgia, who was in Daytona Beach for Bike Week, jumping off the motorcycle and falling onto the metal grating of the drawbridge.
Daytona Beach Police said Hagen told them he did not see the lowered arms of the drawbridge because of the rain.
Reached by telephone on Monday, a woman who addressed Hagen as “honey” asked the reporter to be patient as Hagen was slow moving. She initially asked Hagen to talk to a reporter, but when the reporter identified himself, she then said “I don’t want to