Man rides bike into oncoming traffic
Published 2:01 pm, Monday, June 13, 2011
New Milford police said a 44-year-old man was in stable condition Saturday, June 11 after riding his bike into an oncoming Jeep Cherokee.
A preliminary investigation indicated Dennis Taylor was riding his bicycle north on Danbury Road (Route 7) approximately at 12:11 p.m. when he ran a red light at the intersection with Pickett District Road, police said.
Mr. Taylor's bike struck a Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by a 17-year-old woman, police said.
LifeStar was requested by emergency personnel at the scene, then canceled, and Mr. Taylor was transported by ambulance to Danbury Hospital, police said.
The name of the woman and Mr. Taylor's address were not released by police.
An investigation is ongoing.