Bicyclist airlifted after accident involving truck

WESTFIELD, Ind. (WISH)  – Police said a bicyclist was injured after she was thrown from her bike when a truck collided with her, in Westfield Monday night.

According to police, a woman was biking northbound on Towne Road, near 159th Street, around 8:15 PM. Police say a GMC Sierra was also heading northbound, and the two somehow came in contact with each other.

The bicyclist was thrown from her bike. Police are not sure if she was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The victim was alert and talking to officers before she was airlifted to St. Vincent Hospital on 86th Street, according to the Westfield Police Department.

Police did not say what her exact condition was as of Monday night.

The 23-year-old driver of the truck was taken to Riverview Hospital for a blood draw, which is standard procedure, according to police. The truck was towed from the scene.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.

 

 

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