Cyclist seriously injured in collision

Police investigate the scene of a bicycle/vehicle collision on Main Street in Cottonwood Sept. 7, 2022. (VVN/Vyto Starinskas)

Police investigate the scene of a bicycle/vehicle collision on Main Street in Cottonwood Sept. 7, 2022. (VVN/Vyto Starinskas)

COTTONWOOD – A collision between a vehicle and a bicycle Wednesday morning seriously injured a 60-year-old man riding his bike on the sidewalk.

According to Cottonwood Police Department, the incident occurred in the 800 block of South Main Street at around 10:30 a.m. Officers reported the cyclist was traveling north on the sidewalk along the southbound lanes. While he was crossing the private drive to the Cottonwood Financial Center, a vehicle was exiting the complex. CPD reported the driver did not see the cyclist, and the vehicle collided with the bicycle.

The cyclist was air-lifted to Flagstaff Medical Center for treatment.

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(Photo courtesy of CPD)

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