Police: Two different accounts of bicycle accident

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Grand Junction Police are trying to figure out if a bicyclist is at fault for an accident on Riverside Parkway.

The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night. According to the Grand Junction Police Department, the driver of a white Ford Taurus was headed down the Riverside Parkway near West Avenue when the driver hit a 19-year-old man on a bicycle.

The man was taken to the hospital with only minor injuries.

Police say the driver of the Taurus claims the bike was in the road when it was struck, and the bicyclist says he was stopped in the bike lane on Riverside when he was hit.

Police say they are still investigating, and aren't sure if charges will follow. Alcohol is not suspected.

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