Cyclist hit on Old Highway 7

Published 2:17 pm Monday, August 5, 2019

A cyclist was seriously injured on Saturday when he and his bicycle collided with a vehicle on County Road 101, also known as Old Highway 7.

Officers with the Oxford Police Department responded to the scene, which was near Chicory Market, at approximately 9:30 a.m.

The cyclist was flown to Regional One Medical Center in Memphis. He was originally listed in critical condition, but “responsive,” according to OPD Capt. Hildon Sessums. On Monday, his condition was updated from critical to serious.

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“(The accident) is still under investigation, but the driver stayed on scene and has been cooperative,” Sessums said.