Bicyclist seriously hurt in collision with car
A bicyclist was seriously injured Friday morning in a collision with a car in Tampa.
The accident happened just before 8 a.m. on Hillsborough Avenue at Longboat Boulevard. Michael Beirne, 54, of Tampa was riding a bike east on the sidewalk on the south side of Hillsborough Avenue approaching the intersection, according to the Florida Highway Patrol, as a 2006 Nissan Altima was heading north on Longboat Boulevard and stopped to turn right onto Hillsborough.
The bike moved into the street and collided with the front of the car, troopers said. Beirne was taken to Tampa Community Hospital in serious condition. The driver, Judith Delgado, 51, of Tampa was not injured, they said.