Louis “Bud” Phillips,
Louis “Bud” Phillips,
Age 66    Canton, Georgia    January 05 2013
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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.

Collision Data

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

Driver Data

Vehicle type: Light Trucks (SUVs, pickups)

If truck: Unknown

At crash time driver was:

Cyclist Data

At crash time cyclist was:

Sources

Source: News Report
Type: Blog
Pos/Neg: Neutral
Link if Website: http://canton-ga.patch.com/articles/bicyclist-struck-by-truck-in-critical-condition

Legal Status

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