June 19, 2019 – West Bend, WI – On Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 7:07 a.m. West Bend Police Officers responded to the intersection of East Washington Street and North Street for a report of car verses bicycle collision.
Please Mr Motorist Watch Out For Me by Carlton Reid, via Flickr
Investigators learned that a 16-year-old West Bend male was riding his bicycle eastbound on the sidewalk on East Washington Street.
When he entered the crosswalk at North Street a vehicle that was southbound on North Street entered the intersection and struck the bicyclist.
The vehicle was driven by a 22-year-old woman from West Bend. The bicyclist suffered minor injuries. West Bend Fire Department Med Unit transported the boy to St. Joseph’s Hospital where he was treated and released.
Officers issued the 22-year-old driver a citation for Failure to Yield Right of Way.