Bicyclist passes away days after being seriously injured in crash with CATS bus

The bicyclist hospitalized Wednesday with life threatening injuries after being involved in a crash with a CATS bus passed away Sunday.

The bus and bicyclist Charles Lee Adkins collided in the 9000 block of Statesville Ave around 10:45 a.m. The bus swerved to avoid hitting the bicyclist, according to CMPD. The right front of the bus hit the bicyclist. 

Adkins passed away as a result of the injuries he sustained in the crash, according to police.

This crash is being investigated by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Departments Major Crash Investigation Unit. Any witnesses are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or Detective Steve Williams at 704-336-8862.

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