Teen Injured After Crash With Mustang On Bike In Upstate New York
A Hudson Valley girl was rushed to the hospital after she crashed her bike into a Ford Mustang.
This week police in Ulster County confirmed a teenager was injured riding a bicycle.
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Just after 8:15 p.m., the Saugerties Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting a personal injury motor vehicle crash, car versus bicycle, at the intersection of Route 9W and Saugerties Plaza.
Police determined a 15-year-old girl was riding an electric bicycle north on Route 9W when the teen rode the bike into the center of the northbound lane, directly into the path of a 2003 Ford Mustang.
The driver of the Mustang, a 40-year-old Saugerties, New York woman, attempted to pass the electric bicycle on the left, passing over a double yellow.
Teen Injured After Crash With Mustang On Bicycle In Saugerties, New York
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Police determined the unnamed teen was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, and did not signal before executing her left turn, contributing to the crash, police say.
The parents of the teen were issued a citation for failing to use hand signals while operating a bicycle.
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The 40-year-old Saugerties Mustang driver was issued a traffic ticket for passing in a no-passing zone.