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Dispatch Cycling Blogger In Critical Condition After Accident
The Columbus Dispatch says a reporter who runs a cycling blog was in critical condition after suffering multiple broken bones in a cycling accident on Sunday.
Steve Wartenberg was reportedly riding his bike in the Upper Arlington area when he was hit by a car, hit the windshield and landed on the pavement.
His wife says his helmet was shattered in pieces but likely saved his life.
The driver who allegedly hit Wartenberg has been charged with OVI and leaving the scene of an accident.