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Driver did not see cyclist that was struck by vehicle in Springfield, police say

Published: Monday, November 06, 2017 @ 7:30 AM
Updated: Monday, November 06, 2017 @ 7:40 AM
By: Breaking News Staff, Michael Cooper

UPDATE @ 7:40 a.m: A cyclist was struck by a vehicle after they sped out into traffic in Springfield Monday morning.

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A car was traveling southbound on South Limestone Street when the cyclist sped out into traffic from East Glenwood Avenue, and was struck, according to information from the Springfield Police Division.

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The driver of the car did not see the man on the bicycle, said police.

The cyclist is currently at Springfield Medical Center. 

FIRST REPORT

A cyclist was struck by a vehicle in the 1700 block of South Limestone Street early Monday morning, per initial reports.

The incident occurred around 7 a.m.

The individual has been taken to Springfield Medical Center.

No word on injuries.

We will continue to update this story as details develop.