Bicyclist seriously hurt in Winter Haven crash; traffic affected

Polk County

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A crash involving a bicyclist was affecting traffic for morning commuters in Winter Haven Thursday, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said.

The crash happened in the westbound lanes of Cypress Gardens Boulevard between Overlook Drive and Cypress Gardens Road.

The bicyclist was rushed to an area hospital with serious injuries.

The eastbound side of Cypress was down to one lane earlier, but the roadway has since reopened.

Further information was not immediately available.

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