A 55-year-old bicyclist was injured when his bike collided with a pickup Monday night in Spokane Valley.
At about 7:30 p.m., Guy Werner was southbound on his mountain bike in the northbound lane of Pines Road, police said. A Ford F150, driven by Gregory J. Cozza, stopped at the intersection of Pines and Fourth Avenue. As Cozza drove west into the intersection, his truck collided with Werner, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Werner was not wearing a helmet, WSP reported. He was transported to Valley Hospital, where his condition was unavailable Monday night.
It seems like pedestrian-versus-vehicle and motorcylce-versus-vehicle accidents have been the trend lately, but I’ve been hearing about a lot more bicycle-versus-vehicle accidents too. This is why you need a helmet folks.