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Motorcyclist seriously injured in rear-end collision in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — A motorcyclist was seriously injured Saturday morning after a rear-end collision on Gandy Boulevard, police said.

Fabrice G. Saitta, 48, of St. Petersburg, was eastbound on Gandy Boulevard near 28th Street when a 2008 Mazda 3 struck the rear of his 2000 Yamaha bike around 1:30 a.m. Saturday

Saitta sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to Bayfront Medical Center, where he was in critical condition Saturday morning.

Investigators said the Mazda, driven by Jason Scott Roberts, 27, of St. Petersburg, failed to yield to Saitta for an unknown reason.

No charges have been filed at this time. St. Petersburg police is investigating.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in rear-end collision in St. Petersburg 07/30/11 [Last modified: Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:48am]
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