Bicyclist Struck At Center Street and Maple Avenue

No injuries, charges reported in Dec. 9 incident

A bicyclist was hit last week while crossing Maple Avenue at Center Street.

According to a report from the Vienna Police Department, a woman reported she was driving south on Center Street around 8:53 p.m. Dec. 9. As she approached the road's intersection with Maple Avenue, she had a green light and attempted to enter the intersection.

As she was doing so, a man riding a bicycle entered the crosswalk in front of her and she struck him.

The woman told police the bicyclist told her he was fine and left the area before police could arrive. 

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Wien December 18, 2012 at 05:53 PM
As a cyclist, I've definitely given a few folks "the glare" or let them know they give us all a bad name by crossing Maple without the crossing light for pedestrians. I defend cyclists all the time because statistics show they're not at fault in a majority of car/bike accidents, but this one's all on the cyclist, completely avoidable accident.


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