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Motorcycle crash sends Bradenton man, 24, to hospital with critical injuries

MANATEE -- A 24-year-old Bradenton male is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash at 3:32 a.m. Saturday on southbound 59th Street West approaching 42nd Avenue West, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Identification is pending family notification, FHP reported.

The 2001 Suzuk R-600 was in the left lane when it collided with the median and threw the driver into the roadway, according to FHP.

The driver was taken to Blake Medical Center. Alcohol is not a factor in the accident, according to FHP. Charges are pending, FHP reported.