Aspiring Bahamian Olympic Cyclist Injured In Hit & Run

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Justin Minnis
Justin Minnis

Nassau, Bahamas – Executives of The Bahamas Olympic Committee and The Bahamas Cycling Federation are appealing to the general public for information relating to the accident of aspiring Olympic cyclist Justin Minnis in the early hours of Saturday, 7th May, 2016. Minnis was training on his bicycle on Tonique Williams Darling Highway shortly after 6.00 a.m. in the vicinity west of the roundabout leading to the Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre when he was the victim of a ‘hit and run’ accident. He remains unconscious in critical condition at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

Roy Colebrook, Vice President of the Olympic Committee and President of the Cycling Federation said that the thoughts and prayers of the entire sporting community are with young Mr. Minnis and his family and asked anyone with information about the accident to contact the relevant authorities.

Persons wishing to assist in Mr. Minnis’ medical expenses may contact The Bahamas Olympic Committee by telephone 394-8143 or at nocbah@coralwave.com or representatives of The Bahamas Cycling Federation at bahamascyclingfederation@ gmail.com.

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