Four South Florida cyclists remain in critical condition at area hospitals after being struck by a car Saturday morning. The cyclists were out with a group on U.S. 27 when an oncoming car struck them and several others. One of cyclists was airlifted to a Broward area hospital. Two of the cyclists have been listed as “trauma alerts” by the hospitals.
Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Dani Moschella said the Weston accident is still under investigation as police try to determine the cause of the crash. U.S. 27 was closed while police investigated the incident and while the helicopter came for the one airlifted victim.
Car crash sends 4 cyclists to S Florida hospital, www.miamiherald.com December 23, 2012.
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