PINELLAS COUNTY – According to BayNews9, Two people were injured in a crash that involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck on southbound Interstate 275. The accident happened about a quarter mile south of the southbound exit ramp to State Road 688 at 5:50 p.m. Law enforcement officials say a motorcycle with a male driver and female passenger were traveling southbound on I-275 in the left center lane when an unknown pickup truck collided into the motorcycle from the rear in the same lane. The motorcycle driver lost control, and the occupants were ejected onto the road. The unknown truck left the scene.
Both were transported to Bayfront Medical Center Trauma Unit in St. Petersburg.
The investigation continues.