Tampa, Florida -- A bicyclist was hospitalized after he was struck by a garbage truck on Monday morning.
Tampa Police say the driver of the City of Tampa Solid Waste truck was driving east on Hanna Avenue and turned north on 24th Street, where the bicyclist was crossing at the time. The driver failed to see the bicyclist and struck him. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m.
The bicyclist was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he is in critical condition.
Hanna Avenue was shut down for several hours but has since reopened.