The man who was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle on Cumming Highway two weekends ago has passed away, friends of the man say. Louis "Bud" Phillips, 66, died from his injuries on Jan. 14, nine days after being struck by a Chevrolet pick up truck traveling westbound on Cumming Highway near the Interstate 575 on-ramp. Visit Canton-Sixes Patch for more on this story. *** A Canton man is in critical condition at Kennestone Hospital after being struck by a truck while riding his bicycle Saturday afternoon. According to a Canton Police Department press release, Louis Phillips, 66, was struck by a Chevrolet pick up truck traveling west on Cumming Highway at 4:51 p.m. on Jan. 5. The accident occurred near the on-ramp to northbound Interstate 575. The driver of the truck did not flee the scene, according to Canton Police Lt. Jeff Tucker. Phillips was life flighted to Kennestone Hospital, where he remains in critical condition, according to authorities.
Crash time: between 3 a.m. and 5:59 a.m.
Closest Intersection: Cumming Highway and Interstate 575
Land use: Suburban
Road type: Urban Freeway or Expressway
Where on the road the collision happened: Entrance/Exit Ramp
Collision type: Unknown
Vehicle type: Light Trucks (SUVs, pickups)
If truck: Unknown
At crash time driver was:
At crash time cyclist was:
SourcesSource: News Report
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