Bradenton, FL (January 7, 2020) - A 27-year-old Bradenton man is in critical condition following a motorcycle crash on 63rd Avenue East. The crash occurred around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7th.
According to police, the motorcyclist was riding a Kawasaki Ninja eastbound on 63rd Avenue. At the same time, the driver of a Ford Focus attempted to make a left turn onto 63rd Avenue. The Ford collided with the motorcycle, causing the motorcyclist to be ejected from his bike. The bicyclist fell into the roadway and came to a stop underneath a transit bus. Rescue workers transported him to Sarasota Memorial Hospital in critical condition. The driver of the Ford was not injured.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash and no further information is available at this time.
Florida is home to many motorcycle riders. With a warm-weather climate, many motorcyclists like to ride year-round in our state. While motorcycle riding can be fun and enjoyable, it can also be dangerous and deadly. An estimated 80% of motorcycle crashes involve injuries, many of which are serious. Although there are certain precautions that motorcyclists can take, the risk of catastrophic injury is very real any time there is a motorcycle crash.
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