Bicyclist stable after Jacksonville collision - WNCT

Bicyclist stable after Jacksonville collision

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. - A bicyclist is recovering after they were struck by a car Monday.

It happened on Bell Fork Road in Jacksonville.

Police say the bicyclist was traveling west on Bell Fork Road across southbound travel lanes when it happened and a 2013 Nissan Altima  was traveling South on Bell Fork Road in the inside travel lane going straight ahead. 

Officers say the bicyclist failed to yield the right of way and was struck by the Altima.  The front right portion of the bumper then struck the bicyclist ejecting them onto the Nissan. 

The driver of the Altima stopped to check on the bicyclist and called 911. The bicyclist was taken to Onslow Memorial in critical, but stable condition.

Neither alcohol or speed were factors in the accident.

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