Bicyclist Injured In Wednesday Night Crash on Lake Avenue

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO):  Police in Fort Wayne are investigating a Wednesday Night incident involving a bicyclist.  Shortly after 8:30 P.M. Wednesday, Fort Wayne Police were called to the intersection of Lake Avenue and Tecumseh Street. Officers arrived and located the male/adult bicyclist alert and conscious near the intersection after witnesses reported the incident involving him and a small SUV. The victim had a laceration to his head and a complaint of pain to his head. Paramedics transported him to a local hospital in serious condition. Upon arriving at the hospital the victim’s condition was downgraded to life-threatening. Reports indicate SUV was traveling westbound on Lake Avenue and the bicyclist was attempting to cross Lake Avenue at Tecumseh Street northbound. A witness reported the bicyclist failed to yield the right-of-way and entered the intersection as the SUV proceeded through the intersection on a green traffic light. The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. This incident remains under investigation.

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