• Bicyclist injured when hit by car in Danville

    June 25, 2012 No comments

    Hendricks County Sheriff’s reports that a man on a bike was severely injured after he was hit by a car early Sunday morning in Danville.

    Hendricks County Sheriff’s say the accident occurred in the intersection of County Road 525 East and East Main Street.

    Officers say a car driven by 25 year old Matthew Campbell of Indianapolis, was travelling eastbound on East Main Street when 18 year old Joseph Allis rode his bike across the road and into the car’s path.

    Campbell tried to swerve to avoid the collision, but was unable to and hit Allis.

    Allis was transported to Methodist Hospital with severe head injuries, according to police.

    Campbell showed no signs of impairment, but a blood draw for alcohol was completed due to the severity of the bicyclist’s injuries.

    Police say neither alcohol nor speed were a factor.

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