Bicyclist injured in run-in with car

Bicyclist injured in run-in with car

May 11th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

A bicyclist suffered head injuries after crossing in front of a car on East Main Street Tuesday evening, according to Chattanooga Police.

The car had was moving forward at a green light down Main Street when the bicyclist crossed into its path, said police spokeswoman Sgt. Jerri Weary. The rider was thrown upon impact, causing a head injury and possible broken ribs. A pregnant passenger in the vehicle was mildly shaken up but not seriously injured, said Weary.

The rider was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries but no charges will be filed in the case, Weary said.