Cyclist Struck By Driver on Dexter-Ann Arbor Road in Dexter

The alleged collision took place at the crosswalk near Monument Park on Thursday afternoon.

First responders were dispatched to Dexter-Ann Arbor Road near in response to a vehicle accident involving a bicyclist on Thursday afternoon.

According to Capt. Don Dettling of the Dexter Area Fire Department, at approximately 4:05 p.m., an SUV turning westbound onto Main Street from Baker Road allegedly collided with a female bicyclist and her child.

"Both the woman and her child were wearing helmets and both were alert and conscious when we talked to them," Dettling said.

Dettling said minor injuries were reported. The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, and Huron Valley Ambulance also responded to the scene.

"It's unknown if anyone was transported to the hospital," Dettling said.

Kevin McNulty June 22, 2012 at 02:56 PM
The headline says bicyclist the first paragraph says pedestrian. Which is it?
Daniel Lai June 22, 2012 at 03:36 PM
A woman on her bicycle.
Erin Paup June 26, 2012 at 08:10 PM
I was almost hit today in the exact same spot. I was using the crosswalk, with appropriate signals flashing, to cross Main St when a mini van turning left from Baker Rd accelerated and nearly missed me by 6 inches. I shrieked and had to jump out of the way! Why aren't people yielding to pedestrians and bicyclists on the crosswalks? And at this intersection in particular?
Daniel Lai June 26, 2012 at 08:20 PM
That's not good. Time for a story, I think.
New2Dexter June 27, 2012 at 12:57 AM
I feel like there should really be a light at Dexter-Ann Arbor and Main street...It is quite difficult to see while turning left from Dex-Ann Arbor onto Main...Maybe this could eliminate a few of the close calls and more importantly those who are actually hit whether it be on foot or bike....But that is just my opinion : )


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