Published: Feb 29, 2012 10:45 PM EST
Updated: Mar 01, 2012 5:22 PM EST

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A bicyclist was hit by a Collier County work truck with a trailer at the intersection of Vanderbilt Beach Rd. and U.S. 41 on Wednesday afternoon.

The victim was airlifted to Lee Memorial for treatment. She was breathing when she was put in the helicopter, but her condition is unknown

Florida Highway Patrol said both the bicyclist and truck were headed east on Vanderbilt Beach Road at U.S. 41. Troopers say it appears the bicyclist may have fallen and was then run over by the truck and trailor. The fire department had to use a lift to remove the trailor off of the victim.

The investigation continues.