CLEARWATER - An off-duty Belleair police officer struck a bicyclist in Clearwater Sunday afternoon, critically injuring the person, according to the Clearwater Police Department.
Investigators say 49-year-old Thomas Farrell was driving west on Drew Street when he ran into the bicyclist as he was crossing Old Coachman Road around 1:30 p.m.
The bicyclist, who investigators are still trying to identify, suffered serious injuries and was flown to Bayfront Medical Center.
Police say Farrell had a green light when the victim rode into his path.
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