Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash in Oldsmar neighborhood

Last Updated: Thursday, February 22, 2018

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash in an Oldsmar neighborhood Thursday morning. 

  • Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash in Oldsmar
  • Justin Kaune struck a raised cement median on Bayside Blvd. 
  • Deputies say speed, impairment appear to be factors

Deputies said Justin Kaune, 37, was speeding down Bayside Boulevard on his Suzuki motorcycle and struck a raised cement median. 

The crash occurred around 2:39 a.m. in the southbound lane of Bayside Boulevard, just north of Sheffield Court. 

Deputies said Kaune lost control of the bike and was ejected from the vehicle. Also, he was not wearing a helmet, officials said. 

Kaune was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Deputies said speed and impairment appear to be contributing factors in the crash.