HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A bicyclist was killed Monday night in Hillsborough County. The bicyclist was involved in an accident with a vehicle on Dale Mabry Highway at Lambright Street.
The 21-year-old bicyclist was traveling southbound on the Dale Mabry raised median, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers said the bicyclist entered the inside lane of northbound Dale Mabry, causing a vehicle to strike the bike. That vehicle then struck another vehicle. The bicyclist died at the scene, troopers said.
Officials have not identified the cyclist.
The northbound lanes of Dale Mabry are completely blocked.
A mother-of-three who witnessed the accident wants more police officers to patrol the area. Barbara Diaz said people frequently speed through the area.