Police arrest man accused of hitting, seriously injuring bicyclist

Courtesy: Pinellas Park Police Department

Timothy Manzi, 50, was arrested Friday evening after police say he hit and seriously injured bicyclist John Turley as he crossed US 19.

According to Pinellas Park police, Manzi fled the scene after hitting Turley.

He was located shortly after the crash and arrested.

Turley was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Manzi and his two passengers were not injured in the crash.

Manzi was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash involving serious bodily injury and driving on a suspended license.  

It is believed alcohol was a factor in this crash and charges are pending against Turley for DUI.