WINTER HAVEN, FL. – A vehicle has hit a cyclist in Winter Haven on Cypress Gardens Blvd SE at Old Helena Road SE, and morning traffic will be severely disrupted in that area.
The crash happened on the west side of Cypress Gardens Blvd between Overlook Drive and Cypress Gardens Road.
Delegates have designated the east side of Cypress Gardens Blvd as a lane, to allow easier westbound traffic through the area, but commuters are encouraged to take an alternative route if possible.
Traffic in this area is likely to be very slow for another hour or two.
The accident happened around 6:27 a.m. and the cyclist was taken to a local hospital, with serious injuries.
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