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Bike Car Collision in Chattanooga Sends Cyclist to the Hospital

WDEF Chattanooga: Bike Car Collision in Chattanooga Sends Cyclist to the Hospital

Submitted by Nordia Epps on December 14, 2009 - 10:49pm. News

A cyclists ends up at Erlanger in critical condition after a collision with a car.

It happened just after 6 pm at West 20th and Long Streets in Chattanooga.

Police tell us 65-year-old Louis Oscar Milton got serious injuries to his head and leg

A man riding his bicycle nearby tells New 12 he saw the whole thing happen.

Thomas Smith, Witness, "The biker was minding his own business going down the side of the streets on the white pavement there 3 feet where the drainage ditch stuff’s at and the car just hit him from behind."

Police say the driver will not be charged since Milton was riding off center from the 3 foot curb allowance.