Shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday, a truck heading north on Iowa Street collided with a bicycle near the Harvard Road intersection, sending the cyclist to the hospital with critical injuries. Enlarge video
A truck northbound on Iowa Street collided with a cyclist at the intersection of Harvard Road around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, critically injuring the cyclist.
Lawrence police Sgt. Trent McKinley said that the truck, a commercial vehicle, ran a red light at the intersection while the cyclist, a 22-year-old Kansas University student, was crossing Iowa Street.
A LifeStar helicopter landed in nearby Centennial Park to transport the cyclist to a Kansas City-area hospital. The man suffered life-threatening injuries.
McKinley said the truck driver was not injured. No citations had been issued Tuesday afternoon.
A LifeStar helicopter landed at Centennial Park and picked up a critically injured patient who was involved in an accident shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday at Iowa Street and Harvard Road.
A cyclist was transported by helicopter with critical injuries in an accident with a car about 12:50 p.m. Tuesday at Iowa Street and Harvard Road. One lane of northbound traffic was stopped near the accident at about 1 p.m.
Police are not releasing the accident victim's name until his family is notified.