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Motorcycle Driver Suffers Critical Injuries in 49th Street Crash

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The other driver, who does not have a license, turned in front of the motorcycle, according to St. Petersburg police.

ST. PETERSBURG – A motorcycle driver suffered life-threatening injuries when he was thrown from his bike during a traffic crash on 49th Street S, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.

The 56-year-old man, whose name was not released, was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg after the crash. He was not wearing a helmet. No one else was injured.

The crash happened about 7 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 5) at the intersection of 49th Street S and 20th Avenue in St. Petersburg.

Police said Lashawna Rene Young, 37, was driving a Mazda four door south in the median lane of 49th Street. She tried to turn left onto 20th Avenue S when she turned in front of a 1981 Harley motorcycle that was headed north on 49th Street. Young does not have a driver’s license, police said.

The Harley hit the right front of the Mazda. The Mazda then hit the front of a Mitsubishi that was waiting at a stop sign at 20th Street.

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