TAMPA, Fla. — A bicyclist is dead and a driver is behind bars after a wrong-way collision in Tampa Thursday morning.
Police say around 7:30 a.m., Philip Henkin, 58, was driving his Tesla northbound in the southbound lane of Lizards Tail Road near Park Center Drive at a high rate of speed.
While Henkin was steering along a curve, officers say he hit a bicyclist head-on before crashing into a tree.
The bicyclist died at the scene. Henkin was taken to the hospital.
Henkin was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide.
The crash remains under investigation.