Police investigating crash involving officer and bicyclist

MISHAWAKA, Ind. – Police are investigating a crash involving an officer and a bicyclist Wednesday night.

At 11:18 p.m. Wednesday night, the Mishawaka Police Department was called to the area of Capitol Avenue and Lincoln Way East for reports of an accident involving a bicyclist and a motor vehicle.

When officers arrived on scene, they discovered an off-duty St. Joseph County Police Officer was traveling southbound on Capitol at the Lincoln Way East intersection when he allegedly hit a bicyclist who was also traveling southbound on Capitol.

The bicyclist, a 43-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The St. Joseph County Fatal Crash Team was activated, per protocol, to handle the investigation.

This is an ongoing investigation.


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