Motorcyclist Critically Injured After Running Red Light in Valrico Crash

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A 19 year-old motorcyclist from Valrico was critically injured in a crash at about 6:30 PM on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.

The crash occurred as he was traveling eastbound on SR-60 approaching North St. Cloud Avenue on a 2015 Honda motorcycle.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), 19 year-old Enes Muhammed Bulut, failed to stop for a red traffic control signal, entered the intersection and collided with a 2013 Jeep Patriot.

The 29 year-old Tampa man driving the Jeep was turning left from westbound SR-60 onto North St. Cloud Avenue under a green left turn signal.

Bulut was thrown from the motorcycle and transported to Tampa General Hospital with critical injuries.  FHP reports he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and alcohol did not appear to have played a role in the crash.

The driver of the Jeep was not injured in the crash.

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