1 injured in bicycle vs. truck crash

MACON COUNTY - The Macon County Sheriff's Office says one person sustained injuries in a traffic crash on April 12.

According to the Macon County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched in regards to a reported traffic crash involving a bicyclist at the intersection of Rock Springs Road and Wyckles Road, southwest of Decatur.  Upon arriving at the scene, deputies say they found an injured 40-year-old Decatur woman.

Authorities say the initial investigation revealed that the woman was riding her bicycle northbound on Wyckles Road when a southbound truck turned in front of the bicycle at the intersection.  The bicycle and truck collided, resulting in heavy damage to the bicycle and moderate damage to the truck.

Deputies say the woman was taken to Decatur Memorial Hospital for treatment of cuts, abrasions, and a broken arm.  The driver of the truck was issued a citation for failure to yield the right of way turning left.
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