6 bicyclists hurt after collision involving dead alligator in Weston

Rider hits dead baby gator, causing chain reaction with group of 30 bicyclists


WESTON, Fla. – At least six bicyclists were hurt after one rider hit a dead baby alligator that was blocking a road, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

It happened about 7 a.m. Saturday on State Road 84 in Weston.

The group of 30 bicyclists was heading west on State Road 84 when a rider hit the carcass of an alligator on the side of the road. A witness told Local 10 News the biker lost control and caused a chain reaction.

The witness told Local 10 News the bicyclists were traveling about 28 mph.

Two people were treated at the crash scene and four others were taken to local hospitals. One victim was seriously hurt and was taken to Broward Health Medical Center.

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