Eddie Garcia knocked off his bicycle by a motorcycle

vlcsnap-2013-04-02-20h58m16s198The 2013 Cross Country did not go without incident. Belizean/American cyclist, Eddie Garcia was knocked down in Georgeville. Garcia was knocked off his bicycle by a motorcycle on his way back to Belize City. Thankfully, he was not badly injured. Garcia, who is in the Marines in North Carolina, today issued a public statement saying that he does not intend to press charges against the motorist. However, He says, “I will not pursue criminal charges against the motorcyclist that hit me! However I am requiring that he covers my medical bill and pays for the damages to my bicycle!” Garcia ended my expressing “I did not pursue criminal charges because I did not want to do it out of anger and it would not give me back all that has been taken away.”

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