Deadly crash on Manatee Avenue West

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Published: Nov. 26, 2022 at 5:41 PM EST
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BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - A fatal crash occurred in Bradenton at about 9:30 A.M. on November 26.

According to a release from the Bradenton Police Department (BPD), a motorcycle traveling westbound on Manatee Avenue West was struck by a vehicle attempting to make a U-turn immediately after turning onto the road. The motorcycle operator was reportedly thrown from the vehicle and forced into oncoming eastbound traffic where they were stuck by a vehicle.

The motorcycle operator died on the scene according to the BPD. This is an ongoing investigation.