Man on Bike Hit by Car, Slight Injuries

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Photo: SPD officer removes a bike from the roadway as officers investigate the scene (not pictured) on the opposite side of West 5th Street where a male riding a bike was reportedly hit by a vehicle early Monday morning.

According to the Sheridan Police Department, a vehicle hit a 27-year-old male riding a bike in the eastbound lane near the 600 block of West 5th Street Monday morning around 7:50.

While the individual suffered abrasions to his palms, knees and shins and was transported by ambulance to Sheridan Memorial Hospital, police said he left the emergency room after a short time with no apparent problems. The bike he was riding sustained heavy damage.

The driver of the vehicle was cited for failing to yield.

Photo: SPD officer removes a bike from the roadway as officers investigate the scene (not pictured) on the opposite side of West 5th Street where a male riding a bike was reportedly hit by a vehicle early Monday morning.
Photo: SPD officer removes a bike from the roadway as officers investigate the scene (not pictured) on the opposite side of West 5th Street where a male riding a bike was reportedly hit by a vehicle early Monday morning.