Bicyclist injured after being struck by a car
Jul 21, 2015 at 12:12 PM
The car was southbound on 168th Avenue when the driver turned east onto Taft and struck the bicyclist, who was westbound on Taft, police said.
The bicyclist, 55-year-old Joel Fynewever of Spring Lake, was not wearing a helmet. He struck his head on the windshield, police said.
He was taken by ambulance to North Ottawa Community Hospital where he was treated and released, a hospital spokesperson said this afternoon.
Both the bicyclist and the vehicle driver were ticketed.
The bicyclist received a ticket for failure to yield, police said. The driver received a ticket for improper lane use for cutting the corner too close.
Read more in Thursday's Tribune about his status.