Police say a bicyclist remains in critical condition after being hit by an SUV on a busy Eastern Carolina highway.
River Bend police say the crash happened around 4:15 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 17.
Police say the cyclist, Kevin Wolfer of River Bend, was heading south and riding on the left hand shoulder. Witnesses say Wolfer tried to cross both southbound lanes in an attempt to get into the center median when he was struck by the SUV, which was also heading south.
The 52-year-old man was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center and police say they are still investigating if there were any other factors that played a role in the crash.
Police say that a bicyclist was hit by an SUV when the rider crossed traffic.
River Bend Police in Craven County say that the unidentified man was heading south on U.S. 17 into River Bend when he was hit by a female SUV driver.
The man was ultimately airlifted to Vidant Medical Center.
River Bend Police are trying to determine if charges will be filed in the case.
No update on the man's condition was available.
Officials say a man is injured after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bike.
A police officer with River Bend Police in Craven County says that it happened near the Shell Station at 4891 U.S. 17 South around 4:30 p.m.
Craven County Communications says that EastCare has been called in.
No other details were provided.
The man’s condition is unknown at this time.
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