Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Motorcyclist killed after crash on I-275 exit ramp in St. Petersburg

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Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol are investigating the death of a motorcyclist following a crash on I-275.

The crash occurred at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Monday, June 13, 2022.

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The helmeted motorcyclist, only identified as a 33 year-old male from Tampa, was traveling northbound along the I-275 exit ramp leading to 31st Street South when the rider failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway.

Troopers say the motorcycle entered the center median ejecting from the rider who then collided with a guardrail, suffering fatal injuries.

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Upon impact, the motorcycle continued over the guardrail and came to final rest in the inside lane of the southbound entrance ramp.

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