LIBERTY COUNTY, Texas – Three cyclists were hospitalized Saturday after a vehicle struck them in Liberty County, authorities said.
The victims were among a caravan of bicyclists participating in annual cross-country ride from San Diego, California to St. Augustine, Florida.
While the group of six cyclists were traveling east on Hwy. 787 at around 11 a.m., a driver in a Ford Focus struck them, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office said.
Two cyclists were airlifted to a hospital in Beaumont while another cyclist was transported to Kingwood Hospital.
The crash remains under investigation by the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Department of Public Safety.