Clearwater, Fla.-(970 WFLA)-Police are investigating a hit and run on the Memorial Causeway after a passing motorist found two people down on the pavement and a damaged tandem bike in the bicycle lane.
Both people who were on the bike are hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Officers have yet to say how long they think the bike riders were on the ground before they were discovered.
Officers believe the two people on the bike were pedaling along when they were hit from the rear. Police believe the vehicle that hit the bike has some sort of front end damage. They say glass from the vehicle was found at the scene
The incident caused the eastbound lanes of the causeway to be closed for several hours. Police had to send traffic through Sand Key to get off the islands.