Akron bicyclist left in ICU after accident, but victim's family doesn't know how crash happened

Posted at 5:32 PM, Sep 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-17 17:32:41-04

A 72 year old Akron man was left in critical condition after a bike crash, but how the accident happened is a mystery.

The accident happened in downtown Akron September 10.

Richard Harron’s family says he pedals up to 40 miles on weekends.

He spent last Sunday bicycling the Towpath Trail.

A passerby found Harrod on the ground at Mill and High Streets.

His family doesn’t know if his serious injuries were caused by crashing his bike, or if he was struck by a hit and run driver.

Harrod suffered numerous injuries including broken ribs, a broken clavicle, broken hip, a brain bleed, and a lacerated liver.

His family hopes someone saw how the accident happened and will call police.

Harrod has been moved from the ICU to a regular hospital room.