Bicycle and Pick Up Truck Collision in Inverness Florida – Cyclist Airlifted to Hospital

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In Inverness, Florida, a bicycle / automobile accident was reported. The accident took place just past 11:30 a.m. on a Saturday at the intersection of Eden Drive and South Florida Avenue (South U.S. Highway 41). A Toyota pick up truck driven by Shari Wayne, age 40 of Citrus County, was driving on U.S. 41. She stated that waited on a green light and then proceeded forward and soon hit a 57 year old bicycle rider who attempted to cross U.S. 41. The cyclist was later airlifted to St. Joseph’s Hospital based in Tampa, Florida. The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office will conduct an investigation into the accident and issue a report regarding the same. No citations were issued at the scene. It is important for drivers and bicycle riders to be careful and alert at all intersections. You can read more about this story at Bicyclist, pickup truck collide in Inverness, Florida.

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