SIMPSON BAY–A cyclist, Bas de Haan, who knocked down by a SUV on Airport Boulevard has died in hospital as a result of severe injuries he sustained on Tuesday afternoon.
The cyclist was struck by the SUV as he was taking his afternoon exercise ride. His bike was shattered to pieces and he was left curbed up in a foetal position on the road.
He was transported to St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) by ambulance where doctors had originally pronounced him in critical condition.
Police are gathering statements from eye witnesses to piece together what exactly took place.
Source: Daily Herald
UPDATE: Cyclist knocked down dies in hospital