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Bicyclist Struck By Public Security Vehicle Early Monday In Cotswold

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A bicyclist has been taken to a hospital with life threatening injuries after being struck by a public safety vehicle on patrol Monday morning in Cotswold. The early morning accident occurred before 5 a.m. at Randolph Road and Rutledge Avenue, shutting down Monday morning traffic on the thoroughfare from Sharon Amity Road and Sardis Road. The road reopened to traffic after 7 a.m. The bicyclist was a male and has been hospitalized with suffered serious injuries, WSOCTV reported[1]. WSOCTV posted a photo of the Guard One Public Safety patrol car with a smashed windshield. The public safety company confirmed to the station that it struck the bicyclist while is was patrolling the road.

This is the car that hit the bicyclist. Guard One Public Safety says the driver was patrolling the road as private security officer. @wsoctv pic.twitter.com/cKClMK0ds5
Mark Barber (@MBarberWSOC9) April 17, 2017[2][3][4]

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References

  1. ^ WSOCTV reported (www.wsoctv.com)
  2. ^ @wsoctv (twitter.com)
  3. ^ pic.twitter.com/cKClMK0ds5 (t.co)
  4. ^ April 17, 2017 (twitter.com)
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