Published: Sep 13, 2013 8:01 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 14, 2013 3:22 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, FL. - A Cape Coral Man is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle. The crash happened early Friday evening on

Pine Island Rd near the intersection of Del Prado Blvd.   Cape Coral Police say 43 year old  Gary Wheeler of Cape Coral was riding his bike in a designated

bicycle lane on Pine Island Rd when a car drifted into the lane striking him.  Police say Wheeler was not wearing a helmet and suffered life threatening head

injuries.  Cape Coral Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.