A squirrel causes bike accident in Sandsprit Park

Bicylist was injured in accident

STUART, Fla. - A man in Stuart is recovering from injuries after deputies say a squirrel caused him to crash his bike.

According to the Martin County Sheriff's Office, the bicyclist was riding through Sandsprit Park Saturday morning when a squirrel jumped out and ran through the spokes of the bicycle wheel.

Witnesses say the bicyclist made a hard, unexpected stop causing the bicyclist to flip twice.

Martin County Fire Rescue responded and transported the victim to the hospital.

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