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Motorcycle passenger critically injured in crash on USF campus

TAMPA — A crash that occurred Thursday night on the University of South Florida Tampa campus sent a motorcycle passenger to the hospital in critical condition.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Tresa Maria John, 18, of Tampa, was driving a 2007 Toyota Corolla eastbound on USF Holly Drive around 10:39 p.m. as Etim Nissan Etim-Inyang, 22, of Tampa, and passenger Fiifi Buckman Sam, 21, were riding a 2015 Yamaha YFZR3 westbound.

At the intersection of USF Maple Drive, John turned left into the path of the motorcycle. As a result, the two collided and both men were thrown off the motorcycle.

Sam was transported to Tampa General Hospital with critical injuries, troopers said. He was not wearing a helmet.

Etim-Inyang, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, troopers said. John was not injured.

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Motorcycle passenger critically injured in crash on USF campus