FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A bicyclist was seriously hurt after being struck by a vehicle in a near-downtown intersection early Thursday.
The call came out just before 8 a.m. for an accident at St. Joseph Boulevard and Tennessee Avenue, close to Crescent Avenue. Police told NewsChannel 15 a boy was riding eastbound on Tennessee Avenue and rode across St. Joseph Boulevard through a red light.
A vehicle struck the boy there.
The boy was taken away in serious condition. He wasn’t wearing a helmet, police said.
Police reminded bicyclists to obey the rules of the road as if they were vehicles.
The intersection was closed while police investigated.