MANATEE -- A motorcyclist was injured in a crash Thursday morning when he collided with a car, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
About 10:20 a.m., the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on 63rd Avenue East approaching the green traffic light at 15th Street East. A truck was westbound in the left turn lane on 63rd Avenue East approaching the same intersection, according to a news release.
The driver of the truck made a left turn in front of the motorcycle and was struck in the right rear side, according to the report.
The motorcyclist, a 27-year-old man from Bradenton, was taken to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton with serious injuries.
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The driver the truck, who is from Tampa, was cited for violation of right-of-way.