An 18-year-old bicyclist was hospitalized Thursday evening after he was struck by a vehicle near a Corpus Christi intersection.
According to KRIS-TV, the accident occurred near the intersection of Weber and Holly Road around 9:50 pm Thursday.
Police say the 18-year-old bicyclist was riding in the bike lane on Holly toward Weber when he was struck from behind by a vehicle. The teenager was transported to the hospital by medics.
The driver of the vehicle, 43, pulled into the parking lot of a nearby business and waiting at the scene. The accident remains under investigation, but police did say alcohol does not seem to be a factor in the accident.
When a bicycle accident does occur, it may not be immediately clear who is at fault. Below are a few common examples of bicycle accidents and who is typically at fault.
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