Bicyclist evacuated by air following Hartselle wreck in stable condition

A bicyclist has been injured after being struck by a car. (Source: WAFF)
A bicyclist has been injured after being struck by a car. (Source: WAFF)

HARTSELLE, AL (WAFF) - Hartselle police said a bicyclist injured in a wreck Monday night was evacuated by air.

Police officials said they received a call at 8:59 p.m. about an accident involving a vehicle versus a bicycle at the intersection of Main Street and Morrow Road.

The cyclist, John Emmitt Sharpley, 50-years-old, of Hartselle, was injured during the accident and was flown by helicopter to Huntsville Hospital.

Sharpley is currently in stable condition.

The other vehicle involved was a Buick Lucerne and was being driven by Harry W. Houston, 84-years-old, of Hartselle. Houston was not injured.

The wreck remains under investigation, but charges against the driver are not expected at this time.

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