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Bicyclist critically injured after being struck by car in Tampa

TAMPA — A 55-year-old bicyclist was hospitalized Tuesday morning after being struck by a car on Nebraska Avenue, police said.

The crash was reported just before 5 a.m. at the intersection near E Emily Street.

Edward Nelson Lewis, of Tampa, was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a Honda CRV, driven by Jacob Daniel Feaster, 32, of Tampa.

Tampa police officers arrived on scene and began CPR on Lewis. He was taken to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Feaster does not appear to be at fault in the crash, police said. Lewis was wearing dark clothing and did not have a light on his bicycle.

An investigation remained under way Tuesday.

Bicyclist critically injured after being struck by car in Tampa 02/12/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 10:06am]

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