Car vs. bicycle accident in Atlantic

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April 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

One person suffered knee and other possible injuries Monday evening in Atlantic, when the bicycle he was riding was hit by a car near 7th and Plum Street. The Atlantic Police Department reports the bicycle driven by an unidentified individual, was traveling westbound on the sidewalk near Great Western Bank at 1407 E. 7th Street at around 5:55-p.m., when a vehicle struck the bike’s rear tire, causing the bicyclist to fall off. The person was transported by Medivac Ambulance to the Cass County Memorial Hospital for treatment of possible injuries.

The accident happened as a vehicle driven by Pamela Skow, of Atlantic, was traveling north in the exit drive from the bank. Skow stopped, but then continued forward, striking the bike. Damage from the accident amounted to $800. No citations were issued.