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Cyclist Airlifted After Serious Injuries to Head After Fall, Cops Say

Police still investigating if woman was struck or fell on her own.

A woman riding her bicycle needed to be transported to Morristown Medical Center Friday morning after sustaining serious injuries to her head and face after falling on the road, police said.

The incident occurred around 10:10 a.m. on Rt. 24 in Mendham Township, in the area of Ralston Fire House, police said. The 39-year-old woman’s injuries to her face and head were so severe she needed a helicopter for transportation, police said.

Police do not yet know if the bicyclist was hit by car or fell on her own. The investigation is ongoing.

For questions about this post, email jason.koestenblatt@patch.com.

ALLDAYEVERYDAY July 24, 2014 at 03:24 PM
Was she wearing a helmet?

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