Ride of Silence gets interesting in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Cyclists taking part in the Ride of Silence were almost hit by a speeding car on Highway 101 Wednesday evening.

The incident happened after 7:00pm. A Spartanburg County deputy on escort duty for the Ride of Silence took off after the car after it came close to some of the cyclist taking part in the ride.

According to the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office, the short chase reached a high rate of speed, but the deputy broke off the chase.

Soon afterwards, the car involved flipped near I-85 and Highway 101, trapping one of the suspects and ejecting another. Both were transported to Spartanburg Regional, their conditions are unknown at this time.

None of the cyclists were injured. The ride is meant to bring awareness to cyclist safety.

Read the rest: wspa.com

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4 thoughts on “Ride of Silence gets interesting in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

  1. So, some driving assholes buzz some cyclists who are protesting down cyclists, and they end up hurting themselves because of their own irresponsibility?

    Fuck ‘em. Sounds like justice to me. Harsh? Yes, but true.

  2. That’s the Deliverance-quality redneck drivers we have here in the Carolinas. Cyclists are safer riding on the city streets than the wide open country roads – more witnesses!