UPDATE: The bicyclist hit on Dec. 22 died of her injuries on Dec. 23, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
NEW PORT RICHEY – Florida Highway Patrol troopers responded to an accident on State Road 54 Tuesday morning that left a bicyclist seriously injured.
According to reports, a sedan driven by a 27-year-old New Port Richey woman was traveling eastbound on S.R. 54 at approximately 7:26 a.m., Dec. 22. A 43-year-old female bicyclist from Hudson was crossing S.R. 54 southbound, just west of Virginia City Drive, when she entered the path of the sedan.
Emergency responders transported the bicyclist to an area hospital, where she was listed in serious condition. The driver of the sedan did not report any injuries.