Injured cyclist taken to hospital

A cyclist was injured in an accident late Thursday morning after a collision with a small car on Government Street near Penticton Avenue.

  • Jul. 21, 2016 11:00 a.m.
Penticton RCMP members check the scene of a accident involving a cyclist.

Penticton RCMP members check the scene of a accident involving a cyclist.

A cyclist, believed to be a male, was taken to Penticton Regional Hospital late Thursday morning after a collision with a small car on Government Street near Penticton Avenue. The car windshield was smashed, believed to be from the impact of the rider, and the bicycle wound up wedged underneath the vehicle.

Details of the accident and the rider’s condition were not immediately available. It’s not known if the injured person was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Police are continuing their investigation.