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Bicyclist critically injured in hit and run crash along Frontage Road in Largo

Officers from the Largo Police Department were dispatched to a crash involving a vehicle and a bicyclist.

The crash occurred on Thursday. August 18, 2022 at the intersection of northbound Frontage Road at 142nd Avenue N.

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The bicyclist was traveling northbound in the bicycle lane passing through the intersection when the driver of an unknown suv made a right turn from 142nd Avenue N onto Northbound Frontage Rd.

Contact was made between the bike and vehicle causing the bicyclist to fall off the bicycle.

The bicyclist was ground transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg for threatening injuries.

The bicyclist is currently in critical condition. The unknown suv fled the scene.

The Largo Police Departments Traffic Homicide Unit responded to the scene and is conducting the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing at this time. The roadway can be expected to be closed down for the next few hours.


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