Iowa City cyclist struck by hit-and-run driver

Iowa City Police report that an adult male cyclist was hit by a car around 2:12 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Jefferson and Johnson Streets.

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver, who fled the scene. The cyclist described the car as a new silver, four-door Pontiac Grand Am.

The passenger side door sustained serious damage in the accident and the passenger side window was shattered.

The cyclist was taken to Mercy Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Hit-and-run accidents involving cars hitting cyclists are unfortunately quite common. If you have been involved in a bike-car accident, call the Iowa bicycle traffic accident attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at 877-327-2600 to discuss your legal options.

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