Motorcyclist critical after crash in Pinellas Park

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. -- A Pinellas Park man is in critical condition at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg following a crash on Tuesday.

Pinellas Park Police reported that Richard Peterson, 41, of Pinellas Park was riding his Honda motorcycle westbound at 4200 block of 73rd Avenue North when a Toyota Camry driven by Ahmet Julardzija, 51, turned left in front of the motorcycle.

The Camry struck the front end of Peterson's motorcycle, causing Peterson to be thrown to the ground. PPPD said that he was not wearing his helmet.

There are no criminal charges in this incident and traffic citations are pending following an investigation.


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