Bicycle Rider Runs Red Light, is Critically Injured

A bicycle rider who crossed Mt. Read Boulevard in Rochester against a red light was hit by a car last night.

Police say it happened about 10 minutes before the corner of Mt. Read and Lexington Avenue. Witnesses told police the rider was hit by a car that entered the intersection on a green light. The man on the bike was seriously injured. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital and was in critical condition overnight.

Police don't anticipate filing any charges against the driver. The area was closed off for several hours overnight.


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