UPDATED: Serious injures in Eastham bicycle accident


EASTHAM
– On Wednesday at approximately 8:40 AM, the Eastham Police Department and Eastham Fire and Rescue Department responded to a report of a motor vehicle striking a bicyclist on Herring Brook Road near Bridge Drive. The first responding units located a bicyclist on the ground in the roadway with a significant head injury. It was also quickly determined that there was not a motor vehicle involved in the incident. The injured bicyclist was transported by the Eastham Fire Department to Barnstable Municipal Airport to meet a waiting MedFight helicopter. Later in the day, the identity of the victim was determined to be Andrzej Siwik, 73, of Connecticut. Mr. Siwik was flown to a Rhode Island hospital for medical treatment and there is no update on his status at this time. Eastham Police are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information about the identity of the cyclist should contact Eastham Police Officer Gregory Plante at 508-255-0551.