St. Petersburg cyclist seriously hurt in collision with car

ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg man was seriously injured Friday afternoon after he rode his bicycle into the path of a car on 22nd Avenue S, police said.

William Butler, 62, was riding a beach cruiser southeast through the intersection with 28th Street, police said. He was struck by a westbound 2008 Dodge that was driven by Denise Dancil, 34, of St. Petersburg, police said. Dancil, who was in the median lane, told police she saw Butler enter the intersection and attempted to stop, but struck him head-on.

Butler was listed in critical condition at Bayfront Medical Center, police said. Police were investigating.

St. Petersburg cyclist seriously hurt in collision with car 06/24/11 [Last modified: Friday, June 24, 2011 10:51pm]

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