UPDATED: Frank Fogolin, owner-operator of Focuscycle Coaching in Kitchener, is in hospital with a concussion and shoulder fracture after being hit from behind by a motorist Sunday afternoon on Ira Needles Boulevard in Waterloo.
Fogolin, who has coached road, track and mountain bike competitors, including Leigh Hobson of Cambridge who competed in the Beijing Olympics, was in the bike lane near Thorndale Drive around 2:30 p.m. when the collision happened.
According to the Waterloo Region Record, Fogolin, 59, was clipped from behind by the mirror of an overtaking vehicle. Waterloo Region Police reported that a 26-year-old Kitchener man has been charged under the Highway Traffic Act with careless driving.
Hobson writes on her Facebook page that Fogolin is at Grand River Hospital, and would appreciate visitors (hours are from 1:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.).