76-year-old cyclist injured after crash with car on Kasold Drive

A 76-year-old man was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after an accident involving a bicycle and a car near 14th Street and Kasold Drive.

According to Lawrence police, just before 2 p.m. the 76-year-old man tried to change lanes on his bicycle while headed south on Kasold and pulled in front of a southbound Toyota Sedan, driven by an 89-year-old Lawrence man.

Kim Murphree, a Lawrence police spokeswoman, said the bicyclist had to be taken to a local hospital by ambulance. She said the 76-year-old man’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Information about the man’s hometown was not available Thursday afternoon, Murphree said.