CORAL SPRINGS — A 22-year-old man is in critical condition after his motorcycle hit the back of a vehicle that had made a u-turn on Sample Road, authorities said.
The man was traveling east on Sample Road. The driver of a car was heading west when she made a U-turn at Coral Ridge Drive. The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, crashed into the back of the vehicle. The driver of the car was not injured.
The injured man was flown to Broward Health North in Pompano Beach.
The crash is similar to two fatal crashes last month in Fort Lauderdale and Tamarac.
Patrick Gularte, 19, of Deerfield Beach, died Feb. 15 after his motorcycle crashed into the rear of another vehicle at the intersection of West Sunrise Boulevard and Northwest 10th Avenue, according to Fort Lauderdale police.
Brandon Cramasta, 29, of Sunrise also died Feb. 15 after he struck the back of a car attempting to make a U-turn in Tamarac, according to Broward Sheriff’s deputies.
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