SARASOTA - An Englewood man was critically injured Friday afternoon in Sarasota when he crashed his bicycle into the side of a moving vehicle.
It happened just after 9am at the intersection of Webber Street and McIntosh Road.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Anthony Schepp of Englewood was riding his bicycle westbound on the north side of Webber Street, and entered the intersection against a red light.
That's when he struck the left side of a trailer towed by a pickup truck headed southbound on McIntosh. The truck was proceeding through the intersection on a green light.
Schepp's head hit a bucket loader on the trailer. He was not wearing a helmet.
He was transported via helicopter to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton for treatment for head trauma.