EAST MANATEE -- A Bradenton bicyclist is in serious condition after an accident at 10:03 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The 54-year-old male victim was eastbound on State Road 70 in the center lane at 18th Street Court East when he veered into the path of a 2008 Honda Accord driven by a 33-year-old Bradenton man, according to FHP.
The bicyclist was taken to Blake Medical Center with serious injuries.
FHP said results are pending whether the incident involved alcohol use by the bicyclist.
The driver was cleared of alcohol use by the FHP report.