Bicyclist injured after being dragged 15 feet by vehicle
CROSBY--A 57-year-old Crosby man was injured Tuesday when he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle on West Main Street and Third Avenue/Highway 6 in Crosby.
CROSBY-A 57-year-old Crosby man was injured Tuesday when he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle on West Main Street and Third Avenue/Highway 6 in Crosby.
The Crosby Police Department reported Keith Corey, 57, Crosby was biking east on Main Street at a four-way stop and Howard Hutchins, 93, of Merrifield, was driving south on Third Avenue. Police reported the driver stopped at the four-way stop, then proceeded and struck the bicyclist in the crosswalk. The bicyclist was then dragged 15 feet and his leg and bike were pinned under the vehicle. Responders had to remove the bike in order to get his leg out from being pinned at the front right tire. It appeared the tire ran over both his leg and the bike, police stated.
Corey was transported to Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby for non-life-threatening injuries and released later that day.
The incident was reported at 2:30 p.m.
The Deerwood Police Department, Crosby Fire Department, CRMC ambulance crew and Crosby Public Works Department assisted Crosby police at the scene.