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Dunedin man in critical condition after motorcycle accident

TARPON SPRINGS — A 55-year-old Dunedin man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries Wednesday night after losing control of his motorcycle on Alt. U.S. 19, authorities said.

The man's identity has not yet been released.

According to Tarpon Springs police, the man was southbound on Alt. U.S. 19 around 8:45 p.m. when he lost control of his 2006 blue Harley Davidson and hit a curb on the south side of the intersection at Meres Boulevard.

The motorcycle continued up onto the sidewalk and flipped over, ejecting the man, police said.

The man was flown to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, where he was in critical condition Thursday, police said.

Police said the investigation is ongoing. They are asking that anyone who witnessed the accident to call Officer Brian Switala or Cpl. Frank Ruggiero at (727) 938-2849.

Dunedin man in critical condition after motorcycle accident 12/22/11 [Last modified: Thursday, December 22, 2011 1:49pm]
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