Bicyclist in Critical Condition After Being Hit While Crossing U.S. 41


Manatee County, Fl-According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 52-year-old Sarasota man was critically injured on Sunday while attempting to cross U.S. 41 in Manatee County after being struck by an SUV. It is believed that the bicyclist rode into the path of a northbound SUV while crossing U.S. 41, just north of 22nd Avenue West.

The driver of the SUV attempted to evade the bicyclist, but a collision was unavoidable. The injured bicyclist was transported to Blake Hospital in critical condition, while the accident is still being investigated by authorities.