Elderly Bicyclist Seriously Injured By SUV In Collier County

A 70-year-old Bonita Springs man on his bicycle was seriously injured after being struck by an SUV Monday night.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a 35-year-old Bonita Springs man driving an SUV was northbound on Old US-41 around 9:30 p.m., north of Rail Head Boulevard.

Officials report that the cyclist was also northbound, on the far right of the roadway directly in front of the SUV. Its passenger-side mirror collided with the cyclist, knocking the cyclist to the ground.

He was left in serious condition. The driver was cited for violation of the 3-Foot Bicycle Law.

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