FHP: Bicyclist hit by Hummer in Orange Park

Middleburg man taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries

By Erin Fisher - Producer, Roxy Tyler - Web producer

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ORANGE PARK, Fla. - A bicyclist from Middleburg is in critical condition after a crash involving a Hummer in Orange Park. 

The vehicle driven by Edward Pitts, 56, was traveling eastbound on Taylor Avenue at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, as the bicyclist was traveling southbound on Kingswood Avenue.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man on the bicycle failed to yield at a stop sign and was struck in the intersection by the Hummer.

The bicyclist, Quinton Arnold Hewiett, 46, was transported to Orange Park Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

No charges have been filed in the case.

 

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