Bicyclist Hit by Car in Albany, Georgia on March 6, 2019
ALBANY, GA. – According to a news story posted online at walb.com, a bicyclist was hit by a car in Albany, Georgia. The bicyclist was injured in the collision and hospitalized. Police have not yet said whether the driver of the car will be charged for the accident, according to the news report.*
At approximately 6 p.m. on March 6, a bicyclist was riding east in the bicycle lane on Gillionville Road in Albany. At the same time, a 2015 Toyota Camry was traveling west on the roadway and traveled into the center lane to make a left turn at Country Place Apartments. The Albany Police Department stated that the Toyota driver traveled into the path of the bicyclist.
The bicyclist tried to reduce speed to avoid an accident, but police said that the Toyota struck the bike. Police said that upon questioning, the driver of the Toyota told officers that he or she did not see the cyclist before the collision happened.
The cyclist was visibly injured in the accident, according to police and WALB, and paramedics took him or her to Phoebe Emergency Center for medical care. As of late in the evening the same day, the bicyclist was still hospitalized, WALB reported. His or her current condition was not disclosed.
Neither the cyclist nor the driver of the Toyota was identified in the WALB report. The Albany Police Department stated that no charges had yet been filed, and the accident remained under investigation. No additional information was reported in the story from WALB.
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