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Cyclist Struck by Citrus County Patrol Car, FHP Investigating

HERNANDO (CITRUS) – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating an injury crash involving a Citrus County Patrol Car and a pedestrian that occurred at the intersection of North Lecanto Ave and North Florida Ave.

According to Citrus County Officials, the victim was riding a three-wheeled bike when he was struck by a patrol car as both were attempting to make a right turn. Fire Rescue responded to the scene but the cyclist refused treatment.

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  • cop needs to be drug tested for this accident. possibly high on life. lol

    Thursday, 30 March 2017, 12:41 am
  • unfortunately any type of bike being it pedaling it or motorcycle is just too dangerous.

    Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 3:07 pm
  • No one was there but everyone’s an expert

    Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 11:37 am
  • Ever heard of bicycle rules?? As a human being it is natural instinct to look out for YOUR safety first and foremost…(Get where this is going……… dumblievable ??? ) 🙂

    Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 6:58 am
    • Karma, get a bigger STABLE SHOVEL & SHOVEL YOURS ELSEWHERE. Ever heard of being courteous driver ????? NOT!!!! Yes I’ve heard of bicycle rules – even used them. The article does not state officer was on high priority call SOOOOOO, he could have taken 3 seconds out of life to look beyond computer & hood & be courteous or swing a little wider to share road. It is illegal to ride bikes on sidewalks and white line on right side of road is not supposed to be driven over by cars – it’s for bicyclists to have a “lane” to ride in. Sooooo, karma, check with tractor supply for A BIGGER STABLE SHOVEL AND SHOVEL IT & YOUR SELFISH ATTITUDE ELSEWHERE. By the way if your neighbor’s house is on fire & they are in it will you still be looking out for yourself first & foremost????? Typical selfish “me only” attitude that you have!!!!!!

      Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 9:43 am
      • It is LEGAL to ride a bike on sidewalks in Florida.Look it up

        Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 11:30 am
  • If you observe traffic making right turn off of 486 onto N. Florida, 90% don’t stop, as is the law, when light is red

    Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 5:45 am
  • Seeing there is a crosswalk and sidewalk he should have been on the sidewalk especially on 2 main roads like that

    Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 7:15 pm
    • Riding a bicycle on the sidewalk is illegal believe it or not a got a ticket for it when I was 13.. you’re supposed to ride on the white line with traffic.. makes absolutely no sense but whatever

      Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 8:38 am
  • If you ride so low that you are not visible to the traffic your riding with you cant blame anyone but yourself for getting ran over !! Was he afraid the treatments might involve a blood draw?? And its obvious that the Sheriff is a better man than those who “bash” him. 🙂

    Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 4:30 pm
    • I’ve encountered MANY. RECUMBENT BICYCLES in county, cities, etc. Most do have reflectors, flags, etc.AS A DRIVER YOU HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO OBSERVE NOT ONLY WHAT’S IN FRONT OF YOUR HOOD BUT ALSO WHAT IS AROUND YOU. IF YOU, Karma, DON’T WANT THAT RESPONSIBILITY GIVE UP YOUR LICENSE.!!!!!!! If you deserve to be bashed, you earned it by a stupid selfish act.

      Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 6:29 pm
  • That Man Is Lucky To Be Alive
    He Needs To Play The Lottery!!!

    Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 3:48 pm
  • Hope cyclist is sure he’s okay. So much for PROTECT in sherriff’s mission statement !!!!! Just swing wide for God’s sake.

    Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 2:53 pm

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