Bicycle vs. van accident in Atlantic


June 2nd, 2011 by Ric Hanson

A bicyclist suffered minor injuries when the bike he was riding collided with a van Wednesday evening, in Atlantic. According to Atlantic Police, Brandon Harry, of Cumberland, was traveling west down a hill on a sidewalk in the 200 block of 7th Street at around 5:50-p.m., when he failed to stop at the intersection with Elm Street, and hit the right rear of a van driven by Margaret Trotter, of Atlantic.

Trotter had stopped at the intersection headed north, and proceeded to turn right onto 7th Street, when the accident occurred. Damage to her van was estimated at $800.

Officials say Harry was given a verbal warning for failure to stop.