Speeding vehicle strikes bicycle, crashes into wooded area off W. Cumberland in Tyler

SPEEDING CAR CRASH

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Police are at the scene of a crash in South Tyler.

According to Tyler Police Department PIO Andy Erbaugh, a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed into a ditch in a wooded area. The car crashed at 2400 Oak Creek Circle off W. Cumberland, near Old Jacksonville Hwy. The call came in to police just after 7 p.m. as a possible pin-in wreck.

A statement from Erbaugh at 9 p.m. said that witnesses stated a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and struck a bicyclist before crashing into a wooded area.

The bicyclist was taken to CHRISTUS Mother Frances by EMS with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the car was transported by EMS to UT Health Main with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. Alcohol does appear to have played a part in the wreck, Erbaugh stated.

Officers are still on scene so take caution of driving in the area. This case is still under investigation.

Police are at the scene of the wreck.
Police are at the scene of the wreck. (Source: KLTV/Jeff Chavez)

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