100+ Mile/Hour Crash Hospitalizes Rider in Bay County

A motorcyclist is in critical condition following a high speed crash on I-75 in Bay County Monday, July 4.

Police say the rider was traveling more than 100 miles per hour as they headed south on I-75 near Linwood around 10:30 a.m. Witnesses say the rider was passing vehicles on the shoulder of the road. Police spotted the motorcyclist and attempted a traffic stop but were unable to catch up.

The crash occurred when the rider was unable to navigate the off ramp at Linwood Rd. due to their speed. They were taken to a local hospital by helicopter.

The crash is under investigation.