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Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash, South Daytona police say

Motorcycle, operator were on fire momentarily, police say

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SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. – A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a car Saturday morning, the South Daytona Police Department said.

Officers responded at 11:02 a.m. to the crash involving a motorcycle and a sedan.

Police said the initial investigation revealed that the motorcyclist crashed into the rear of the sedan.

The motorcycle and operator, who was wearing a helmet, caught fire momentarily before bystanders extinguished the flames, police said.

The motorcyclist was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition, police said. The driver of the car had no injuries.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call South Daytona police Sgt. Bryan Craig at 386-322-3030.