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UPDATE: Investigation into accident involving bicycle continues

Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers continue to investigate a traffic accident involving a bicycle.

Posted: May. 26, 2018 2:44 PM
Updated: May. 28, 2018 9:14 AM

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers continue to investigate a traffic accident in Pontotoc County that involved a bicycle. 

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Master Sgt. Ray Hall says troopers responded to Highway 278 around 12:30 on Friday afternoon.

When they arrived on the scene, they discovered a 14-year-old was attempting to cross the road near Highway 338, when he apparently biked into the path of an eastbound vehicle. 

Hall says the driver of the vehicle was not injured, however, the bicyclist was airlifted to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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