Local DJ Seriously Hurt In Hit-And-Run Crash - TwoWheelForum: Motorcycle and Sportbike forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-13-2005, 11:51 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 6,147
Local DJ Seriously Hurt In Hit-And-Run Crash

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A familiar voice to radio listeners for the past 30 years was hospitalized after he was in a hit-and-run crash Friday night, and family and co-workers worry he'll never walk again.


Rich Langlois, known to Cool 100.7 listeners as Rick Barron, was struck while riding his motorcycle near the intersection of Atlantic Boulevard and Empire Point Road. Witnesses said a car made a U-turn into Langlois' path.

His neck was broken in the accident and his family was told he could end up a quadriplegic.

"He had no feeling from the chest down and he couldn't remember what happened," his sister, Holly Stekeur, told Channel 4's Bryan Kelley.

Langlois was in surgery Tuesday at Shands-Jacksonville Medical Center.

"He's been on the air in some form, whether it be doing an air shift or production, since the mid- to late-70s," Cool 100.7 program director Briggs Brickley said.

Those who know Langlois said he loves his listeners.

"Everything that he did, he always thinks about the audience," Brickley said.

Friends and family said they are trying to remain positive.

"We're praying its not going to be a quadriplegic," Brickley said. "After this surgery, we're going to find he's going to recover."

While doctors do what they can to help Langlois recover, police are searching for car that struck him.
bumblebee is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-13-2005, 11:32 PM
V-Twin Moddin
 
Gas Man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: SE Michigan
Posts: 38,916
That sucks no matter who it is... prayers out to him and his family!




-Chris
aka Gas Man



Was: 2002 Kaw ZX-9R
IS:


is me till the
Gas Man is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the TwoWheelForum: Motorcycle and Sportbike forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome