Child taken to hospital after bicycle crash with car in south Abilene


ABILENE, Texas - A child was taken to the hospital Friday afternoon after being struck by a car while riding a bicycle in south Abilene.

The accident happened on Highway 277 near Dub Wright Boulevard shortly after 4 p.m.

Police tell KTXS the child and the car were both traveling west when the bicyclist swerved out into the lane. That's when the car hit the bicyclist.

Police said the child received non-life threatening injuries but didn't give any further information. The driver of the car was cited for failure to alter course safely.