Cyclist hit on Tucson's northeast side | News
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now)- Rural/Metro crews responded to a call of a pedestrian hit on Tucson's northeast side this morning.
RMFD crews from Station 72, near Houghton and Tanque Verde, arrived at the scene near mile post 4.5 to find a bicyclist had collided with a vehicle.
The rider was transported to University of Arizona Medical Center, according to Rural/Metro officials, for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
An investigation of the accident is currently underway, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
Rural/Metro would like to remind drivers to give ‘right of way' to cyclist on roadways, especially in areas with a high volume of riders. Cyclists are also reminded ‘to be aware of surroundings, and ride with the proper safety gear in place', according to Rural/Metro. This includes a properly fitting helmet. Riders should also let family members or friends know where they are riding and when they will return.
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