Freak bike accident sends man to ICU

A Lincoln man was taken to the hospital with critical injuries after a freak bike accident. 

Police say 51-year-old Matthew Werner was riding his bike Monday afternoon near 37th and Prescott when he hit a stick with his tire, his tire popped. Authorities say he was flung into the street and hit his head.  Officer Katie Flood says at last check, he was in the intensive care unit at a Lincoln Hospital. 

Police say he wasn't wearing his helmet.