News: Bicyclist struck by vehicle near intersection in Gainesville


GAINESVILLE, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol and Alachua County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a bicycle accident Tuesday night, reports WCJB.

It happened in the vicinity of Northwest 39th Avenue and Northwest 53rd Street in Gainesville shortly before 6 p.m.

According to state troopers, a man riding a bicycle was struck near the intersection by a 2011 Nissan. The bicyclist suffered injuries that were not regarded as life-threatening and was transported to an area hospital.  The victim’s identity was not disclosed.

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