The condition of a bicyclist from Minnesota who was struck by a car while riding on Kansas Highway 96 in rural Wichita County on June 14 has been upgraded.

John J. Egbers, 64, of St. Cloud, Minnesota, was upgraded from critical to serious condition at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, according to a hospital spokesperson.

Egbers, a participant in the cross-country Trans Am Bike Race, was hit just before 5:20 p.m. June 14 about 12 miles west of Scott City by a motorist. He was airlifted to Wesley Medical Center.