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Car Strikes Anchorage Bicyclist
A 42-year-old man riding a bicycle was struck by a car and injured along a busy Anchorage street.
ANCHORAGE- A 42-year-old man riding a bicycle was struck by a car and injured along a busy Anchorage street.
Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Castro reports that Patrick Erwin on Wednesday morning was riding north along Lake Otis Parkway and in a crosswalk when he was struck by the car.
Castro says the accident occurred when 59-year-old Diolito Arendain, who was driving a compact car south on Lake Otis, made a right turn onto Dowling Road.
Castro says Erwin's injuries are not life-threatening.
She says Erwin was wearing clothes with reflective material and that his bike had flashing lights.