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Police – Cyclist struck on W. Ponce


Police – Cyclist struck on W. Ponce

Photo by Dan Whisenhunt


Decatur Police say a 26-year-old woman sustained “life-threatening” injuries after being struck by a vehicle on W. Ponce de Leon on Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened around 6 pm at the 600 block of W. Ponce, city spokeswoman Casie Yoder said.

Yoder said via email, “The bicyclist, a 26 year old female, sustained life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with the Decatur Police and their investigation.”

Yoder said the city is not releasing information about the parties involved until the family of the woman has been notified.