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Bicyclist injured in collision with car

Published On: Jun 06 2014 01:58:03 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 06 2014 02:04:20 PM CDT

MADISON, Wis. -

A 23-year-old Madison man was injured when a car turned into the path of his bike, according to a release from Madison police.

Police said the biker was traveling north in the 800 block of South Park Street at around 8:30 a.m. Friday when the motorist turned left from the southbound lanes to go into a parking lot.

The bike collided with the back side of the SUV, according to police.

The 20-year-old woman driving the SUV was cited for making an illegal turn.
The bicyclist was taken to a hospital for treatment of cuts to his head.

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