Busy Tampa intersection reopens after hit-and-run motorcycle crash

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A busy Tampa intersection was closed Saturday morning while police investigated a hit-and-run crash involving a motorcycle.

Tampa Police Department officers are looking for the driver who abandoned their car after the hit-and-run crash, which injured a motorcyclist.

It happened early this morning at the intersection of North Lois Avenue and Hillsborough Avenue.

Police said a man on a motorcycle was hit by a black car. The car then lost control and spun into a Shell gas station.

A tire on the car blew out and the driver abandoned the car and left the scene.

The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital.

TPD officers are trying to locate the driver and are running a tag on the car.

The gas station was temporarily closed and eastbound lanes of Hillsborough Avenue were blocked off just before North Lois Avenue. Drivers were rerouted.