UPDATE: Bicyclist in Fair Condition After Being Struck by Car on Rt. 35 in Aberdeen Wednesday

The injured bicyclist was Medevaced from the scene, Route 35 and Amboy Avenue, near A&P

Editor's Note: This story was updated at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 7 with additional information from police.

A bicyclist who suffered a head injury after being struck by a car on Route 35 in Aberdeen shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday is in fair condition at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, according to Chief of Police John Powers.

Police say Orlando L. Sierra-Delgado, 54, was crossing Route 35 on Amboy Avenue on his bike when he was struck by a Toyota Corolla heading south, driven by Agnus O. Owusu, 43, of Middletown.

Sierra-Delgado suffered a significant head injury, Powers said, and was medevaced to Robert Wood Johnson by a NJ State Police helicopter.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation. No summons have been issued at this time, Powers said.

Officer Roger Peter and Officer Matthew Lloyd responded to the scene. Sgt. Michael O'Dwyer and the Monmouth County Serious Collision and Reconstruction Team investigated the accident.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the accident is asked call the Aberdeen Township Police Department at 732-566-2054.

NJresident June 07, 2012 at 06:37 PM
I like how everyone is blaming the person on the bike..no one knows how it happened but with the way I have observed people texting while driving and even putting on makeup while driving it does not surprise me at all. With the high amount aberdeen charges us in taxes these roads should be already accomadating those that walk or ride a bike why should something tragic happen in order for something to be done. I was in the traffic yesterday as a passenger cause I dont drive and I witnessed this poor man on the road and it broke my heart, I thought of his family and I pray that he recovers my prayers and thoughts are with them
Chelsea Naso June 07, 2012 at 07:26 PM
This story has been updated with additional information from the Aberdeen Township Police Department.
lauren giermanski June 08, 2012 at 12:52 AM
I live right up the street and I seen this accident on my way home. I feel for both parties involed. We pay a redicilious amount of taxes and half of us don't even have sidewalks in our neighborhoods. Sadly, its going to take a more serious accident for the township to finally do something about the pedestrians and bicylists on this side of aberdeen.
none of your business June 08, 2012 at 01:01 AM
what is taxes have to do with somebody crossing the highway on a bicycle when they have the red light? I was taught that when I was 3 years old .
none of your business June 08, 2012 at 01:06 AM
and to nj resident: do not say nobody knows what happened. I do, I had front row unfortunately. the motorist was certainly way not to blame.regardless, I am happy to hear orlando is doing okay


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