CEDAR CITY – A bicyclist was taken to the hospital after being hit by a truck Tuesday afternoon near Cedar City.
The accident occurred on state Route 56 around mile post 17. The side view mirror of a Ford F-250 struck the bicyclist, sending him to the ground, Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said. The cyclist was transported by ambulance to the Valley View Medical Center in Cedar City with non-life threatening injuries.
The accident was reported at 12:14 p.m., Tuesday. High winds and dust resulted in poor visibility which led to the collision, Royce said.
This report is based on preliminary information provided by the authorities and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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