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Truck driver charged after hitting Midlothian Tpk. bicyclist

Bicyclist accident near Celadon lot (Source: NBC12) Bicyclist accident near Celadon lot (Source: NBC12)
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Richmond Police have charged the driver of a tractor-trailer after a collision Thursday morning that sent a bicyclist to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police said Franklin R. Hills, of the 900 block of Rutherford Road in Richmond, is charged with reckless driving. Hills, 57, is a driver with Celadon Trucking Services on Midlothian Turnpike.

The accident happened around 10 a.m. in the 00 block of Erich Road near Midlothian Turnpike, next to the Celadon Trucking Services lot.

The bicyclist was traveling in the roadway when she was hit by the truck entering the road. She was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

A police crash team is investigating.

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