Clearwater, Florida - A woman working at a road construction project was seriously injured Wednesday night in a hit and run crash near On Top Of The World, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.
The incident happened shortly after 9 p.m. on North Belcher Road at World Parkway Boulevard.
Southbound Belcher was closed to traffic temporarily so a Bayflight air ambulance could land and take the victim to Bayfront Medical Center.
Details of the crash are being investigated.
Preliminary word was the car crashed through construction cones, into construction equipment and the woman who was operating a leaf blower at the site. The car became disabled about 1/4 mile beyond the crash scene, wtsp.com was told. There was no immediate word on the driver.