Bicyclist critically injured after being struck by SUV in Manatee County


Bradenton, Fl. – A bicyclist was critically injured after being struck by a car on Saturday night, October 29th.

The bicyclist, 27, traveling west across the northbound lanes of US 41 around 9:17 p.m., was critically injured when he rode into the car’s direct path.

The Florida Highway Patrol stated that the driver of the car, 53, was traveling north within the center lane of US 41, south of 50th Avenue Plaza West when he collided with the side of the bicyclist.

The bicyclist was taken to the hospital.

The crash currently remains under investigation.