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Bicyclist hit by vehicle in Elmira early Tuesday morning

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A 22 year-old male was hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle in the city of Elmira early Tuesday morning.

According to the Elmira Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of W. 3rd Street and Walnut Street at around midnight. It was reported by the bicyclist, who told authorities that the striking vehicle was a grey Honda Civic sedan and that the driver was a black male in his thirties with a beard and wearing a blue hat.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by Erway Ambulance for treatment. He suffered a lower back injury and several abrasions.

The investigation is ongoing. EPD requests that anyone with information call the anonymous tip line at (607) 271-HALT or the Traffic Bureau at (607) 737-5627.

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