Cyclist Taken To The Hospital After Being Hit By Car Near Dickson Street

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Emergency crews are responding to a car vs. electric bike accident near the corner of Dickson St. and Arkansas Ave.

Crews were called to the accident around 8 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 26).

According to crews at the scene, one man was taken to the hospital with injuries.

The driver of the car told 5NEWS that as he was pulling into the Rockhouse Apartment complex on Arkansas Ave. the cyclist clipped the vehicle, causing him to get pushed in front of the car.

The driver of the car was okay, but the cyclist was taken to the hospital for treatment. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time but police say he was responsive and conscious.

Austin Bisceglia says he witnessed the accident and it was even more stressful at the time with all of the traffic and motorcycles in the area.

"The cops actually blocked off Arkansas Avenue for a while but other than that it was pretty chaotic when it happened," Bisceglia said. "The person was alert and talking everything seemed alright with him he just, seemed like he got hit by a car, but low impact speeds."

Stay with 5NEWS for more information on this developing story.

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