Man struck by truck could face charges after riding bike under the influence, Ga. police say

A person who was hit by a truck on Monday whereas riding his bike could face charges after Georgia police mentioned he was riding under the affect.

Valdosta police mentioned that at round 4:25 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the 1400 block of West Hill Avenue after receiving calls a couple of bicyclist being struck by a car.

First responders discovered a 58-year-old man, unresponsive and he was taken to a close-by hospital.

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A police investigation decided that the man on the bike “abruptly turned” in entrance of the truck, earlier than putting the entrance of the car. Officers decided that the biker was believed to be under the affect of alcohol at the time of the crash.

The unidentified man is steady, in keeping with police. Police mentioned the charges in opposition to him are pending.

No one in the truck was injured.


Police are nonetheless investigating this collision.

Anyone with data on this case, we’re asking that you just contact the Valdosta Police Department Traffic Unit at 229-242-2606, the crime tip line at 229-293-3091, or file a tip on-line at

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