Bicyclist injured after crash in Meriden - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Bicyclist injured after crash in Meriden

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A crash involving a bicyclist at the intersection of  Liberty and Norwood streets is under investigation by police. (WFSB) A crash involving a bicyclist at the intersection of Liberty and Norwood streets is under investigation by police. (WFSB)
MERIDEN, CT (WFSB) -

A 20-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle while bicycling in Meriden on Tuesday morning.

Rafael Alvarez was traveling northbound in the area of Liberty and Norwood streets when police said he “disobeyed a stop sign at its intersection and was struck by a van. 

Alvarez was rushed to Hartford hospital with injuries to the left side of his body, police said. The driver of the van did not report any injuries to police.

Police issued Alvarez an infraction for improper operation of a bicycle for disregarding the stop sign.

The crash remains under investigation by police. Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 203-630-6215.

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