MANATEE -- A 61-year-old Bradenton man driving a mo-ped was seriously injured when a driver of a car made an improper U-turn and collided with him, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened 6:21 p.m. Thursday on 53rd Avenue West, just west of Eighth Street Court West, Bradenton, according to a news release.
A 24-year-old Bradenton woman was heading west when she made a U-turn to go east. The mo-ped driver, who was heading east, struck the car and was thrown off his bike, FHP said.
He was taken to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, where he was listed in serious condition.
The woman was issued a citation for making an improper turn, according to FHP.