Bicyclist hit by car on Forest Hill Boulevard in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A bicyclist was hit by a vehicle near Forest Hill Boulevard and Gran Fern Avenue Thursday morning.

The wreck occurred around 6 a.m.  The bicyclist, identified as Macario Chavez, 78,  was hauling some type of trailer that was carrying a lawn mower.

A 1997 Toyota, driven by MD Hossain of West Palm Beach, was west bound in the inside lane of Forest Hill Boulevard.

Chavez was on his bike and crossed Forest Hill Blvd from north to south.  The bike drove into the path of the Toyota, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report.

Chavez was taken to Delray Medical Center with a serious injury.  Hossain was not hurt.

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