Police investigating campustown accident


A University Police Department officer responds to a car-bicycle accident at the intersection of Sixth and Gregory Tuesday night. Claire Napier

By Mark Rivera

A bicyclist was involved in an accident at the intersection of Sixth Street and Gregory Drive on Tuesday night.

According to Sgt. Joan Fiesta of the University Police Department, the bicyclist sustained minor injuries after a car hit her while she was entering the Sixth and Gregory intersection from the sidewalk.

University police blocked off Sixth Street from Gregory to Peabody drive while they took photographic evidence of the accident – a bicycle lodged under the front bumper of a silver Toyota.

It took two officers to dislodge the bike from under the vehicle.

Fiesta said that it is not illegal for bicyclists to ride on the sidewalk, although if they do, they must abide by all pedestrian laws. She added that police are still investigating who had the right of way in the incident.

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