NEW INFORMATION: Bicyclist hurt, ticketed in Eau Claire crash

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Police ticketed a bicyclist after a crash Monday morning.

It happened at the intersection of River Prairie Drive and Galloway Street in Eau Claire around 9:30 a.m. Eau Claire police say the bicyclist was heading south on Birch Street, and came up to the intersection of River Prairie and Galloway. As she started to turn, the light turned green, and the bike collided with the driver's side of a vehicle that was headed straight through the intersection.

The bicyclist went to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Officers found that a front brake pad on the bike was missing, and that the back brake didn't work and was disconnected. Police couldn't determine whether the brakes failed during the crash or before. The bicyclist told officers her brakes were fine before the crash.
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- One person was taken to the hospital after a reported crash involving a vehicle and a bicycle.

It happened around 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of River Prairie Drive and Galloway Street on Monday. Crews blocked off the right lane of Birch Street after they arrived at the scene. Eau Claire Fire and Rescue says the victim had what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

Eau Claire police did not have any more details late Monday morning.


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