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West Lafayette bicyclist in hospital after being hit by truck

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A man is in the hospital with severe head and chest injuries after he was hit by a pickup truck.

Posted: May 1, 2018 10:52 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A man is in the hospital with severe head and chest injuries after he was hit by a pickup truck.
According to West Lafayette police, a man was riding his bicycle when he failed to stop at an intersection. It happened just before 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Lindberg Road and 400 West.

Police say the bicyclist was heading northbound when he noticed a pickup truck approaching. They say the bicyclist braked and flipped over the handlebars of his bike into the path of the truck.

According to police on the scene, the truck had the right of way and was driving westbound when it hit the bicyclist.

No drugs or alcohol are suspected to be a factor in the crash.

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