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Motorcyclist hurt badly in Tampa collision

TAMPA — A motorcyclist is in critical condition after hitting another vehicle early Tuesday near Waters Avenue and Sunstate Street.

At 6:37 a.m., Christopher Witschi, 24, of Tampa was driving a 2009 Kawasaki Z-10 west on Waters Avenue at a high rate of speed, deputies said. His motorcycle hit the left rear of a 2000 Honda CRV driven by Samuel Markarius, 35, of Tampa, who was making a U-turn.

Witschi, who was wearing a helmet, was ejected from the motorcycle and then airlifted to St. Joseph's Hospital.

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Motorcyclist hurt badly in Tampa collision 05/04/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 4, 2010 11:09am]
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