The biker struck a piece of tire in the road, according to a report.
A motorcycle rider was critically injured on Wednesday morning in a crash on Interstate 275 in Manatee County when his Honda struck a piece of a tire debris, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
According to FHP, a a 22-year-old man from Dade City was heading north on I-275 in the right lane near mile marker 6 at about 10 a.m. The bike struck a piece of tire tread in the right lane and crashed.
The rider was separated from the motorcycle in the crash and hospitalized with critical injuries.
FHP has not released his identity pending notification of family. He was wearing a helmet.
The crash is under investigation.