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Bicyclist Injured after Struck by Car of OSU Assistant Coach


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According to Cleveland.com, an Ohio State University student was struck by the car of assistant football coach Greg Schiano while riding his bicycle on campus Thursday morning.

Accident still being Investigated by Police

The 26-year-old student was turning onto Fred Taylor Drive off of West Lane Avenue when he was struck by Schiano. Cleveland.com reports that the bicyclist sustained a head injury and was transported to the hospital. The student is in stable condition.

Schiano, who is in his first year as defensive coordinator for The Ohio State University Buckeyes, was not harmed in the incident, according to Cleveland.com.

Bicycle Crash Statistics

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 743 pedalcyclists were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2013. In addition,

  • An estimated 48,000 pedalcyclists were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2013.
  • Sixty-eight percent of all pedalcyclists who died in motor vehicle crashes in 2013 died in urban area crashes.
  • Most pedalcyclist fatalities occurred at non-intersections (57%) in 2013.

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