A 55 year old man was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated and given a citation for no proof of insurance after he struck a cyclist in his truck Friday while traveling westbound on 2nd Avenue, according to the police report.

Officers were notified about the accident at 7 p.m.

The bicyclist had multiple spots of road rash as well as a large laceration on the back of his head, according to police. He was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center by Council Bluffs Fire Department medics.

The bicycle had a demolished rear tire, was missing the rear reflector and had other minor scuffs, according to the police report.

A small piece of the rear reflector was found lodged in between the license plate and license plate bracket. It matched the piece off the bicycle.

Crash Date: Fri, Jan 24, 2020






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