On today's date two bicyclists collided during the Tour de Frederick High Bike Race
On Saturday August 18, 2012 at approximately 1753 officers of the Frederick Police Department were conducting traffic direction in the area of North Market Street and West Second Street for the Tour de Frederick High Bike Race. At this time two bicyclists collided in that area. One of the bicyclists fell off her bike and struck the back of her head, just below her helmet. The bicyclist experienced some bleeding from the head but was conscious. The bicyclist was able to communicate and had movement in her extremities. The bicyclist was transported by ambulance to the MSP Hanger where she was flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore for further treatment. The bicyclist’s name is being withheld at this time. No update is available concerning her condition at this time.
Investigating Officer: OFC Samantha Payne
Officer Preparing press release: Sgt. Sean Carr
Case Report Number: 2012-51776