Detectives Investigating Traffic Accident Involving a Bicyclist

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WHEN: 9/10/2012 @ 12:30 PM

WHERE: Bruce B. Downs and I75 (between Commerce Palms Boulevard and I75 south entrance ramp)

VICTIM: 67 year old black male

DETAILS: The bicyclist was crossing Bruce B. Downs mid block. The driver applied her brakes, but was unable to avoid hitting the bicyclist. He was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital with life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing, but at this time, it appears that the driver is not at fault.
North bound lanes of Bruce B. Downs are open. One lane of south bound Bruce B. Downs is open from I75 to Tampa Way.