McNeese student hit when crossing Common Street

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - On Tuesday afternoon, a McNeese student was struck by a car while crossing Common street on his bicycle.

McNeese Police responded to the accident at the intersection of Gayle and Common Street.

According to Cinnamon Salvador, director of McNeese Police, the student did not appear to be seriously injured, but he was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for evaluation.

Salvador said the driver of the automobile was heading west on Gayle Street and was turning left onto Common Street when he hit the cyclist.

The driver was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

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