News: Teenage bicyclist injured after being hit by pickup truck in Gainesville


GAINESVILLE, FL – Police said a teenage girl riding a bicycle was injured in an accident in Gainesville last week.

WCJB reports the incident happened Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Northwest 13th Street and 93rd Avenue.  According to Gainesville police, the teen was riding her bike at that location at about 3:30 p.m. when she was struck by a pickup truck.  She was transported to an area trauma center with serious injuries.

The driver of the pickup remained at the scene following the crash.

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