Texarkana, AR bicyclist hit by car identified

TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA)- A bicyclist who was hit by car Wednesday night in Texarkana, Arkansas has now been identified by authorities.

The victim, 47-year-old Bennett Bradford and as of Thursday afternoon he remains hospitalized, Texarkana law enforcement officials report.

Police say the accident happened as a result of Bradford reportedly running a red light. Police now suspect Bradford may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.

The full extent of his injuries are unknown at this time, but police say he appears to have suffered some head and internal injuries.

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