Van collides with bicyclist in South Bend


SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Police were called to a bike versus van accident on Colfax Avenue and Hill Street in South Bend.

It happened around 8 Tuesday morning. Officials say a bicyclist was hit by a van while traveling westbound on Colfax Avenue near Saint Joseph Elementary School.

According to police, the van was traveling eastbound and was making a turn into the school when it collided with the bicyclist.  The driver claims they did not see the man on his bike.

The bicyclist was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police say the bicyclist was wearing a helmet which saved his life.


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