Bicyclist Hit By Vehicle In Century

November 9, 2017

A bicyclist was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening in Century.

The bicyclist was reportedly on the roadway on West Highway 4 near Century Health and Rehabilitation Center when the motorized bicycle on which he was riding was struck from behind by a car. The bicyclist was ejected onto the vehicle’s windshield and onto the roadway.

The rear of the bicycle became lodged inside the front of the vehicle and remained upright.

The bicyclist was transported by Escambia County EMS to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. An update on his condition was not available, but his injuries were not believed to be life threatening.  The elderly female driver of the car was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. Further details  have not been released.

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Comments

9 Responses to “Bicyclist Hit By Vehicle In Century”

  1. Jules on November 10th, 2017 7:03 am

    I see the update. Thanks Hollene. Prayers for a speedy recovery.

  2. Jules on November 9th, 2017 9:06 pm

    Is there any updates on the bicyclist. This breaks my heart. I gave him a ride to work a couple of months ago when it was raining. As I drove him and we talked, I realized I had graduated with his family member. Then as it was staying dark longer in the morning, I almost hit him on Fannie Road one morning. I told my husband and he just gave him a light for his bike Wednesday morning. Please someone update oh him.

  3. Jessica on November 9th, 2017 3:06 pm

    Im glad hes gonna be okay god was with him

  4. uknown on November 9th, 2017 10:48 am

    for all the people that commented and CLEARLY CAN NOT SEE that the motorized bicycle DOES have front brakes… come on people

  5. paul on November 9th, 2017 9:26 am

    There’s a front brake, it’s the pinch on the rim style. I would guess he was transporting the battery. Those engines don’t use one.

  6. Jim on November 9th, 2017 8:21 am

    Thanks for the update, Hollene Benson. Prayers for you brother and the one who struck him.
    @Pop ~ It’s a modified StingRay bicycle. Look at the pedals and the lack of a front brake on the wheel.

  7. Brandon Ralph on November 9th, 2017 8:18 am

    If you read the article it states it was a motorized bicycle

  8. Pop on November 9th, 2017 6:17 am

    That looks more like a motorcycle than a bicycle? Look at that big battery on that thing its big enough to crank a car.

  9. Hollene Benson on November 9th, 2017 3:36 am

    Thank god my brother wasn’t hurt badly he suffered a broken leg but he’s gonna be OK





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