Tampa Police Search For Driver In Hit And Run That Injured Bicyclist

LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) - Largo police are searching for a driver in a possible hit-and-run crash that left two people in critical condition on New Year's Eve.

The incident occurred in the 7400 block of Ulmerton Road at about 10:45 p.m. 

According to police, Kurt and Cheri Holzbacher were riding a motorcycle, traveling eastbound on Ulmerton Road when an SUV pulled out of the Bay Ranch Mobile Home Park and drove out in front of them.

The two vehicles collided and the SUV fled the scene, going eastbound on Ulmerton Road.

Both Kurt and Cheri Holzbacher suffered serious injuries and remain in critical condition. 

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now fighting for their lives

Witnesses describe the SUV as a possibly a green or dark-colored 1999 or 2000 Ford Expedition. There is potential damage to the passenger side. 

Those with information on the vehicle are being asked to call LPD at 727-587-6730.


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