Bicyclist Killed In Antioch Crash

Posted at 3:36 PM, Oct 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-19 23:55:08-04

A crash on Murfreesboro Pike in Nashville has killed a bicyclist.

The wreck happened around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday off of Mt. View Road in Antioch.

According to reports, 60-year-old Michael David Wilson of Antioch was killed after he was hit by a vehicle.

Police said the bicyclist was off his bike, pushing it in the middle turn lane. That's when he allegedly darting across the road and was hit by a Honda SUV.

Officials said the driver of the SUV 36-year-old Kartan Riad remained on scene and was cooperating.

There was no indication of drug or alcohol use, and officials believed that Wilson's failure to use the available bike lane and failure to yield contributed to the crash.