Thursday, June 12, 2008

Fatal Bicycle Accident in Peachtree City

On June 10, 2008, at approximately 9:24 a.m., Peachtree City Police Officers responded to a reported bicycle accident in the 800 block of Southern Shore Drive, north of The Enclave Subdivision in Peachtree City, Georgia. A preliminary investigation revealed that Ms. Berta Mikulcik of Peachtree City (62 years of age) was riding her bicycle on a downhill grade of Southern Shore Drive when she suddenly fell over the bicycle’s handlebars landing in the roadway. At the time of the accident the victim was not wearing a bicycle helmet.

When the police officers arrived on the accident scene, Ms. Mikulcik was conscious and able to provide pertinent information concerning her identification and telephone number. At approximately 9:32 a.m., Peachtree City Medics arrived on the scene and treated the victim. Due to visible injuries to the victim’s face, head and shoulder areas, Ms. Mikulcik was transported by the Rescue Air helicopter to the Atlanta Medical Center.

On June 11, 2008, the Police Department was notified that Ms. Berta Mikulcik had died as a result of the injuries suffered in the accident.

A comprehensive accident investigation is being conducted by investigators from the Police Department’s Community Response Team.

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