Ellenton man critical after crashing scooter into car

ELLENTON — A 57-year-old man was listed in critical condition at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg on Saturday after he rear ended a Lexus while riding his Yamaha scooter, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The Ellenton man struck the car when the vehicle, heading east on State Road 684 just before 12:30 p.m., stopped for other traffic.

The scooter struck the rear of the vehicle before falling on its side and traveling under the car. The man was ejected and landed east of the roadway, according to reports. No skid marks were found from the scooter in the roadway, according to reports.

The 76-year-old Bradenton woman driving the car was not injured, according to the report.