Bicycle rider seriously injured in crash on Drew St.
By WFLA.com web staff
Officers with the Clearwater Police Department are investigating the crash.
CLEARWATER, FL (WFLA) -
A 54-year-old Bay area bicyclist was seriously injured Saturday night when he was hit by a car on Drew St. in Clearwater.
The unidentified man was transported by helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg where he is listed in critical condition. His name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
According to a Clearwater Police Department report the incident occurred at approximately 11:45 p.m. near the intersection of Duncan Ave. A truck driven by 44-year-old Michael Patry of Clearwater was traveling east when the bicycle veered right into his path.
Patry was not injured and no charges have been filed.
The roadway was closed for more than two hours as investigators collected information and evidence.