Bicyclist Enters Busy Intersection Causing An Accident

POSTED: 7:47 PM Jan 23 2013   UPDATED: 7:49 PM Jan 23 2013
Bicyclist Enters Busy Intersection Causing An Accident

Police say a 17 year-old bicyclist rode into the busy intersection of Skyway and Pentz Road in Paradise Tuesday afternoon and hit a car.

Officers and emergency crews responded to the scene around 3:30 p.m.  The bicyclist was not wearing a helmet and suffered injuries to his head.  He was transported to Enloe Hospital for treatment. 

Police say the bicyclist caused the accident by violating the right of way vehicle traffic in the intersection.  The driver of the car involved was not injured.