Officers Investigating Serious Crash

TITLE: Officers Investigating Serious Crash - Roadway Closure

WHEN: Monday, August 23rd, 2021, at approximately 6:45 AM

WHERE: Bryan Dairy Rd - West of US Highway 19 N

WHO:

Vehicle Driver - Enrique Hernandez, 45 YOA, Tampa

Bicyclist - Kandice Hamel, 36 YOA, Bradenton

WHAT: Officers investigated a vehicle verse an E-bike crash on Bryan Dairy Rd
at approximately 6:45 AM on Monday, August 23rd, 2021.  The crash was
initially reported to involve a child, but it was learned both parties
involved were adults.

Investigators learned a white Dodge Durango was traveling west on Bryan Dairy
Rd, west of US Highway 19 N when a bicyclist crossed the center median and
into the vehicle's path.  When the two collided, the bicyclist was thrown from
the E-bike causing severe injuries.  The driver of the Dodge Durango remained
on-scene and cooperated with investigators.  The bicyclist was transported to
a local hospital in critical condition.

Speed or impairment is not a factor in this crash.  All lanes of Bryan Dairy
Rd have reopened to traffic. No other information is expected to be released.

Released by: Sergeant John Shea

PREVIOUS RELEASE

Michael L. Haworth, Chief of Police
Pinellas Park Police Department
7700 59th Street N.
Pinellas Park, Florida 33781

Contact: Sergeant John Shea
Public Information Officer
O- 727-369-7830
JShea@pinellas-park.com

TITLE: Officers Investigating Serious Crash - Roadway Closure

The traffic crash has been cleared from the roadway and Bryan Dairy has
reopened to traffic.

Released by: Sergeant John Shea


PREVIOUS RELEASE

Michael L. Haworth, Chief of Police
Pinellas Park Police Department
7700 59th Street N.
Pinellas Park, Florida 33781

Contact: Sergeant John Shea
Public Information Officer
O- 727-369-7830
JShea@pinellas-park.com

TITLE: Officers Investigating Serious Crash - Roadway Closure

WHEN: Monday, August 23rd, 2021, at approximately 6:45 AM

WHERE: Bryan Dairy Rd - West of US Highway 19 N

WHAT: Officers are currently on the scene of a serious crash investigation at
Bryan Dairy Rd and US Highway 19 N.  The crash involves a vehicle and
bicyclist.

All westbound Bryan Dairy Rd is closed at US Highway 19 N.  Please seek
alternate routes and avoid the area if possible.  More information will be
released once it is available.

Released by: Sergeant John Shea


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For more information contact:

Pinellas Park Police Department
Public Information Office
727-369-5829
pio@pinellas-park.com