The city is closing a portion of 51st Street West to allow for a sewer line repair.
From Friday, Jan. 25-Jan. 31, the city of Bradenton will close 51st Street West, from 11th Avenue West to 14th Avenue West, to allow for a sewer line repair. Traffic is being rerouted to allow for the work to be done.
The 54-year-old driver of the Harley-Davidson was thrown off his bike and onto the windshield of the Dodge Caravan.
A motorcyclist suffered critical injuries Sunday, when a Dodge Caravan ran a red light on 15th Street East and hit him. The accident victim – a 54-year-old Bradenton resident – was thrown off his Harley-Davidson and onto the Caravan's windshield, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The victim was rushed to Blake Medical Center. Roger Darling, the 39-year-old driver of the van, was charged with failure to stop for a traffic light. Three occupants of the Dodge Caravan were taken to Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.