Sources: Pinellas County Crime Viewer and Media Alert
Bicyclist, Jeep Crash Leaves One Injured
On November 24 at 6:26 p.m. Darrell Williams, 60, was struck by a 2018 Jeep Wrangler while crossing the street on his bicycle in St. Petersburg.
The driver, Matthew Meeks, 33, was driving westbound on 5th Avenue North while Williams was crossing mid-block between 35th and 36th Street North.
According to the St. Petersburg Police Department, Williams rode his bicycle into the path of Meek’s vehicle. The Wrangler swerved to avoid the collision, however it struck Williams.
Williams was transported to Bayfront Health – St. Petersburg with life threatening injuries, police said.
Alcohol was not a factor in this crash and the driver of the Jeep is cooperating with the investigation.
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