State Police: Bicyclist Swerves into Path of Car, Struck on Old Williamsburg Road

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Virginia State Police (staff photo)
Virginia State Police (staff photo)

A bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries Saturday after swerving into the path of a car and was struck on Old Williamsburg Road.

Sgt. Michelle Anaya with the Virginia State Police said the driver of a sedan was heading south on Old Williamsburg Road at around 4:24 p.m. and moved over to pass the bicyclist riding in the same direction.

The bicyclist then swerved into the path of the sedan and was struck, suffering life-threatening injuries, Anaya said.

The bicyclist was not wearing a helmet, according to police.

The road was closed for several hours Saturday as a result of the accident.