ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A bicyclist was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver at the intersection of 22nd Avenue S and MLK Street S Wednesday morning.
St. Petersburg Police Department tweeted the accident occurred around 10:33 a.m. They also reported the bicyclist suffered serious injuries in the crash.
The intersection was completely closed to all traffic. The cause of the crash is unknown.
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