Jacksonville bicyclist seriously injured after collision with car

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A car collided with a bike at Broadhurst Road and Highway 17 in Jacksonville around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jacksonville police said.

Officers said the bicyclist, Donald Wigfall, 50 of Jacksonville, was attempting to cross Highway 17 and struck a 2005 Nissan Altima, driven by Leanna Williams, 31, of Jacksonville, who was traveling northbound on the inside lane.

Wigfall was transported to a medical facility with serious injuries, officers said. The driver was not injured.

Jacksonville police issued the bicyclist a citation for failure to yield.

 

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