• Tue November 29 2022
  • Posted Nov 29

A bicyclist was seriously injured early Sunday morning after being hit by a car.

At approximately 2:45 a.m. Des Moines Police Department officers and Des Moines Fire Department rescue personnel responded to a report of a bicycle vs. car crash in the 2500 block of Hubbell Ave.

When first responders arrived they found an adult male bicyclist with serious injuries. The bicyclist remains hospitalized in critical condition.

The police department said preliminary evidence at the scene suggests a passenger car operated by a 24-year-old Des Moines resident was traveling southbound on Hubbell Ave. when they collided with a bicyclist traveling southbound in the curb lane, the police department said.

According to the police department, the driver of the vehicle showed signs of impairment. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending. Other factors that may have led to the crash include unsafe passing and a lack of lighting equipment on the bicycle, the police said.


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From KCCI - An adult male bicyclist is hospitalized in critical condition at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, after a crash around 2:45 a.m. Sunday.

Police report their preliminary findings from the scene indicate a vehicle operated by a 24-year-old Des Moines resident was traveling southbound on Hubbell Avenue and the bicyclist was also going southbound on the road. The crash appears to have happened in the curb lane.

First responders arrived on scene and found a male bicyclist with serious injuries at the 2500th block of Hubbell Avenue, that is right across the street from the Well Covenant Church.


Crash Date: Sun, Sept 4th 2:45am

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