WINTER HAVEN, FL. – A vehicle has struck a bicyclist in Winter Haven on Cypress Gardens Blvd SE at Old Helena Road SE, and morning traffic will be heavily interrupted in that area.
The crash occurred on the westbound side of Cypress Gardens Blvd between Overlook Drive and Cypress Gardens Road.
Deputies had made the eastbound side of Cypress Gardens Blvd one lane, to enable westbound traffic to ease through the area, but commuters were urged to take another route if possible. All lanes are now open.
The crash occurred at around 6:27 AM, and the bicyclist has been transported to a local hospital, having suffered serious injuries.
Cypress Gardens Boulevard is completely open again.
The injured bicyclist is an adult female, according to PCSO.
The vehicle involved in the crash is a green 2002 Ford ZX2 coupe.
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