News: Motorcyclist hurt after crash on US-41 in Manatee Co.

PALMETTO, FL – A 19-year-old motorcyclist went to the hospital with serious injuries after crashing his bike along a highway in Palmetto Thursday afternoon, reports NBC 2 News.

Police say the incident happened around 4:25 p.m. on the southbound side of US-41, or South Tamiami Trail, just south of 45th Street East. The motorcyclist lost control of his vehicle, veered from the roadway into the median, and flipped multiple times.

Medics transported the man with critical injuries to a local hospital. It is unclear if he was wearing a safety helmet at the time of the crash.

A full investigation of the incident is underway.

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