ST. GEORGE – A woman riding a bicycle was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after colliding with a car on Main Street.
Around 3:40 p.m., a woman was riding southbound on the northbound side of Main Street near 500 South. At about the same time, a black passenger car was pulling out of the Village Square subdivision, St. George Police Officer Jamison Hale said.
The driver was checking for oncoming traffic before preparing to turn onto Main Street. As he did, he collided with the bicyclist.
Cyclists are supposed to ride with the flow of traffic, not against it as occurred in this case, Hale said.
When he arrived on scene, Hale said, he saw the woman who had been riding the bicycle on the ground. She was being tended to by a Gold Cross Ambulance crew. While unable to go into detail on the extent of any injuries the woman sustained, he said it was reported she had some bleeding from her head.
It was not confirmed if the woman was wearing a helmet.
The woman was subsequently transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center for examination.
Citations had yet to be issued at the time as police were still processing the incident.
St. George Fire also responded to the scene.
This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement or other emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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