Police seeking driver after bicyclist struck in hit and run

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) – Tampa Police are searching for a driver who struck a bicyclist near the intersection of East 30th Avenue and North 50th Street in Tampa early Saturday morning.

The bicyclist, 22, was riding his bicycle on 50th Street when he was struck around 3:30 a.m. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A witness at the scene described the vehicle as a blue or black small pickup truck with a full-size truck bed topper. The truck sustained damage to the windshield and roof. The witness also identified the driver as a white male with medium length blond hair with light facial hair.

Anyone with information regarding the vehicle or driver is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.


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