Cyclist Siriphone Sayarath Hospitalized in West Key Crash on Olivia Street
Key West, Florida (February 12, 2018) – A wrong-way cyclist was critically injured after striking Key West police SUV early Saturday morning in Key West, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident took place at around 2:10 a.m. Saturday, February 10, on Olivia Street.
According to the FHP, 31-year-old Siriphone Sayarath was riding a Trek 3500 model bike southwest on Olivia Street toward White Street and officer Thomas Anglin, 44, was driving a 2011 Chevy Tahoe K-9 northwest on White Street and veered to the left on White Street when Sayarath collided with the front right end of the cruiser.
The report stated that Sayarath was ejected from the bike as a result of the crash and hit the left side of his head on the top of the front passenger door.
Sayarath was taken to the Ryder Trauma Center in Miami in critical condition but was alert on Monday.
The officer did not appear to be hurt, according to the report.
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