Motorcycle Driver Critically Injured in Hillsborough Crash
The driver was thrown from the bike when the motorcycle overturned.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A motorcycle driver is in critical condition after a traffic collision Tuesday (April 11), the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Joxel Lozada-Flores, 27, of Tampa, was taken to Tampa General Hospital with critical injuries. The other driver was not injured.
The crash happened about 6:33 p.m. at State Road 574 and Riga Boulevard. Troopers said a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Douglas Maine, Jr., 49, of Spring Hill, turned east onto SR 574 from Riga and changed lanes into the path of a 2012 Suzuki GSX 1300 driven by Lozada-Flores. The Suzuki collided with the rear of the Chrysler and overturned, throwing Lozada-Flores from the bike.
For information about the Florida Highway Patrol, go to flhsmv.gov.
Photos courtesy of the Florida Highway Patrol.
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