Source: A bicyclist died three days after he was struck by a vehicle along a Hampton road early early Monday morning. Cpl. Mary Shackelford with the Hampton Police Division said the crash occurred around 5:40 a.m. at the intersection of North Mallory Street and Shelton Road when a 2005 Dodge Caravan struck a bicyclist from behind. The bicyclist, identified as John C. LIttle, 38, was transported to a local hospital with possible life-threatening injuries. Shackelford said Little died from his injuries just before midnight Thursday. The crash remains under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time. Updated Source: A trial is scheduled Wednesday morning for a Hampton woman charged in connection with the death of a bicyclist. Heather Hammonds, 25, faces misdemeanor charges of reckless driving and operating a vehicle with no insurance in the July 12 death of 39-year-old John Little. Hammond's trial is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. at Hampton General District Court. Little, of King View Court, was hit from behind July 9 while riding his bicycle south on North Mallory Street, near Shelton Road. Little was struck about 5:40 a.m. by a van driven by Hammonds, according to police. Little, who had been wearing a helmet, was taken to Riverside Regional Medical Center, where he had been in critical condition for nearly four days. Hammonds stopped after the accident and remained at the scene, police said.
Crash time: between 3 a.m. and 5:59 a.m.
Closest Intersection: Shelton Rd
Land use: Suburban
Road type: Collector
Where on the road the collision happened: Intersection
Collision type: Rear-end
Vehicle type: Light Trucks (SUVs, pickups)
At crash time driver was: Operating the Vehicle in Careless or Inattentive Manner
SourcesSource: News Report
Link if Website: http://www.wavy.com/dpp/news/local_news/hampton/bicyclist-dies-in-hospital-after-crash
Legal StatusLegal status: Misdemeanor
Civil Suit filed?:
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Type of Charge: misdemeanor charges of reckless driving and operating a vehicle with no insurance