Motorcyclist critically injured on I-4 in Seminole County

Victim taken to hospital as trauma alert patient


ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – A motorcyclist was struck and critically injured Friday morning in a crash on Interstate 4 in Seminole County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash, initially reported as a hit-and-run, happened on I-4 east near State Road 436. 

The victim was taken to a hospital and was in critical but stable condition, the FHP said.

The FHP said an investigation unveiled that the motorcyclist was merging onto I-4 and struck a car that was slowing down. The motorcyclist was ejected from his bike, troopers said.

The FHP said the crash is no longer being investigated as a hit-and-run.

All lanes of I-4 east were closed in the area but later reopened.

No other details have been released.

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