A Knoxville man sits in a room at a local hospital recovering from severe injuries suffered when the bicycle that he was riding was hit from behind by a truck. The man suffered severe personal injury from the crash that happened as he rode down a steep local roadway. His injuries include a broken leg and a broken arm among others.
Knoxville police report that a car accident involving a bicycle occurred on April 9 in Knoxville just before 6:30 p.m. While heading east on Kingston Pike, the bicyclist approached the intersection with Deane Hill Drive. An oncoming car attempted to make a turn onto Deane Hill and struck the bicyclist, resulting in personal injury to the cyclist.