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Villages Bicyclist Florida Making Speedy Recovery After Being Hit by a Car

June 14, 2019

VILLAGES, FL – According to an online news report at, bicyclist from Villages, Florida who was struck by an automobile on United States Highway 27/411 last month is making a speedy recovery.*

The bicyclist, a man from the Village of Pine Ridge, was hit back in May as he was crossing the roadway at Grays Airport Road right across from Phillips Buick GMC.  Due to the extent of his injuries, he was taken by medical helicopter to an area hospital where he was treated for three broken ribs, bruises and scrapes.

The man who was hit on United States Highway 27/441 is currently riding a training bike and looks forward to getting back on the road as soon as possible.

The man’s accident caused traffic to be snarled in the northbound lanes of the highway.  They roadway was shut down and vehicles had to be detoured onto Grays Airport Road.  

Fruitland Park Police troopers investigated the accident and took measurements while the man’s bile, a Specialized S-Works Tarmac like the one driven by Peter Sagan in the Tour de France, was laying on its side in the median of the highway.   There was also an older four door sedan that hit the bicyclist parked in the roadway.

The bicyclist owns a sales consulting firm and at the time of the accident, had been training for the National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which will begin this coming Friday. In more recent days, the man has been riding on a bike trainer and is excited to get back on the road soon.

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