Bicyclist Hit on Rickenbacker Causeway in Critical Condition
A cyclist was hit on the Rickenbacker Causeway and remains in the hospital in critical condition. The incident occurred yesterday near the Rusty Pelican restaurant.
Police have not released the male victim's identity.
The man suffered a head injury and was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital.
No charges have yet been filed.
The accident is just the latest involving a cyclist and a car to occur on the causeway that connects Key Biscayne to mainland Miami.
In February, 36-year-old Aaron Cohen ;died after being the victim of a hit-and-run. Police arrested the driver, Michele Traverso
In December 2010, cyclist Christophe LeCanne was killed after he was hit by a car driven by aspiring singer Carlos Bertonatti. The driver was drunk at the time and drove off after hitting the cyclist.
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