Bicyclist sent to hospital after MVA in Elmira

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UPDATE (April 23 – 12:20 p.m.): Elmira Police tell 18 News that the accident was a “very minor crash” where the bicyclist allegedly ran the red light and ran into the side of the vehicle.

The male bicyclist was transported for a bite laceration to his tongue.


ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – A bicyclist was sent to the hospital late Wednesday afternoon after a crash involving a car in Elmira.

Bicycle on side of the road after crash

It happened before 4:30 p.m. at South Walnut and West Hudson Street. Elmira Police have shutdown area streets to investigate. 18 News has a crew at the scene where first responders could be seen taking the bicyclist away in an ambulance.

No word if the driver of the car was hurt. The investigation is active at this time.

(This is a Breaking News story, check back for updates)

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