Florida Highway Patrol troopers closed the Selmon Expressway eastbound at Willow Avenue on Sunday afternoon as they investigated a serious traffic crash.
According to the FHP, 39-year-old Daryl Lee Petroski was riding his 2009 motorcycle at a high rate lost control and rode the railing. Petroski was ejected from his motorcycle.
He was transferred to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition.
The FHP reports Patroski was not wearing a helmet. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident.