From WMDT Channel 47:
by – WMDT Staff
BETHANY BEACH, Del. – Delaware State Police are investigating a crash involving a car and bicyclist. Police say the crash occurred around 6:42 a.m. at the intersection of Coastal Highway and Westway Drive (Sea Colony) in Bethany Beach, Delaware.
State Police learned that 61-year-old John Kozarich of Rancho Santa Fe, California was riding his bicycle southbound on Coastal Highway when he was struck by a 2009 Chevrolet Traverse driven by 38-year-old Thomas Dolan of Dallas, Pennsylvania. The Chevrolet vehicle was attempting to turn right and head southbound on Coastal Highway.
Kozarich a leading expert in DNA Research sustained multiple injuries including head trauma and was airlifted to Christiana Hospital where he is listed in critical condition. Authorities say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Dolan was not injured in the collision.
No charges have been filed and investigation is still underway. If anyone has information regarding the crash contact Delaware State Police Troop 7 attention Crash Reconstruction Unit. Callers may remain anonymous. You can also call Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-333 3 or on line at www.tipsubmit.com.
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