Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Motorcyclist dies in crash on the Courtney Campbell parkway

TAMPA — A 53-year-old motorcyclist died Saturday night after crashing into another vehicle on the Courtney Campbell Parkway.

Tampa Police say that at 8:15 p.m., the motorcyclist was riding westbound toward Clearwater when he hit another vehicle at a high rate of speed. The biker was ejected, suffered a serious head injury and died at the scene. Tampa police have not released his name.

The parkway's westbound lanes were expected to be closed through 11 p.m. Saturday night as traffic homicide detectives investigate.

Motorcyclist dies in crash on the Courtney Campbell parkway 01/05/13 [Last modified: Saturday, January 5, 2013 10:28pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Would you let your company implant a chip in you?

    Working Life

    Would you ask an employee to get a chip implanted in her hand? Sounds invasive and intrusive. But come Aug. 1, one company in Wisconsin will be giving it a try.

    Three Square Market - a developer of software used in vending machines - is offering all of its employees the option to get a microchip implanted between the thumb and forefinger. [Photo from video]
  2. Florida taxpayers to shoulder $1.1 million in legal fees over 'docs vs. glocks' law

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida will pay $1.1 million in legal fees to attorneys who challenged a controversial state law that sought to prevent doctors from asking patients about guns, a group representing opponents said Monday.

    Gov. Rick Scott signed the 2011 law after it "was approved by a large, bipartisan majority in the Florida Legislature," a spokesman said Monday.
[Photo by Joe Raedle | Getty Images]
  3. Daniel Lipton resigns as artistic director of Opera Tampa

    Stage

    TAMPA — Daniel Lipton has resigned as artistic director of Opera Tampa, the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts announced.

    Daniel Lipton became the artistic director and conductor of Opera Tampa in 2012. Lipton replaced the opera's only previous director, Anton Coppola, who retired. [Times file (2012)]
  4. Two Ricks deliver video to AARP voter guide

    Blogs

    Last week, AARP Florida was a little ticked off that neither Mayor Rick Kriseman or former mayor Rick Baker had delivered video responses to a voter education campaign.

    The two Ricks have delivered their AARP videos
  5. Throwback Tampa Bay station 102.9 goes from R&B jams to WFLA-AM's conservative talk

    Blogs

    Talk radio station WFLA-AM (970) began simulcasting on 102.9 FM in the Tampa area this morning. 

    Tampa's 102.9 is going from Throwback Tampa Bay to WFLA-AM's news radio.