Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood struck by pickup truck while riding bike

Sheriff Chitwood injured in bicycle accident

Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood was injured in a crash Friday morning while riding his bicycle in Ponce Inlet, deputies said.
The sheriff’s bicycle was struck by a pickup truck that failed to yield near 4950 S. Peninsula Drive. The crash was reported about 8:50 a.m.
The driver of the truck, a Chevrolet Silverado, was found to be at fault and received a traffic citation.
Chitwood was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
The sheriff’s office said Chitwood is in good spirits and anticipates getting back to work soon.