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Bicyclist seriously injured in Port Charlotte crash

Bicyclist seriously injured in Port Charlotte crash

By John Rinkenbaugh. CREATED Jun 18, 2014

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A 67-year-old Port Charlotte man suffered serious injuries Wednesday morning in a bicycle crash.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Thomas Yager was riding his bike south on Santa Cruz Drive approaching Ingraham Boulevard when he failed to yield to an oncoming car.

The car hit Yager's bike sending him into the windshield.  He eventually landed on the grassy should and was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital.

The FHP cited Yager for violation of the right of way.