Bicyclist, 80, struck by vehicle in Overland Park - KCTV5 News

Bicyclist, 80, struck by vehicle in Overland Park

Posted: Updated:
A bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday after colliding with a vehicle in south Overland Park. (KCTV5) A bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday after colliding with a vehicle in south Overland Park. (KCTV5)
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -

A bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday after colliding with a vehicle in south Overland Park.

Emergency crews were called about 11:40 a.m. to 129th Street and Metcalf Avenue.

The cyclist, 80, has a broken hip, broken ribs and a slight fracture on his skull. 

Officers say the truck was driving north on Metcalf Avenue toward 129th Street and a bicyclist in the right lane. 

""It was very serious when we first got there, but it's my understanding he's in stable condition as of this time and something like this is a blessing as well I will call it," said Overland Park police public information officer John Lacy. 

Investigators believe the bicyclist veered into the lane the truck was driving in and they hit almost head on. 

Police reopened the road around 2 p.m.

Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 1 killed, 1 injured in early morning shooting in KC

    1 killed, 1 injured in early morning shooting in KC

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:03:57 GMT
    (KCTV5)(KCTV5)
    The area where the shooting happened. (KCTV5)The area where the shooting happened. (KCTV5)

    The police are investigating a double shooting that killed one person in Kansas City early on Sunday.

    More >

    The police are investigating a double shooting that killed one person in Kansas City early on Sunday.

    More >
  • 'In lieu of flowers, kill a drug dealer': Mother pens brutally honest obituary after son's suicide

    'In lieu of flowers, kill a drug dealer': Mother pens brutally honest obituary after son's suicide

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-05-26 00:57:08 GMT

    It's every mother's worst nightmare. On Thursday, April 12, Shawn Winkler shot himself in the head in the garage of his Leland family home. He died three days later at 30 years old.

    More >

    It's every mother's worst nightmare. On Thursday, April 12, Shawn Winkler shot himself in the head in the garage of his Leland family home. He died three days later at 30 years old.

    More >
  • KCK man, 75, dead after wreck in Parkville

    KCK man, 75, dead after wreck in Parkville

    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-05-28 01:37:10 GMT
    (KCTV5)(KCTV5)
    (KCTV5)(KCTV5)

    A 75-year-old is dead and two others are seriously hurt following a crash Sunday afternoon in Parkville.

    More >

    A 75-year-old is dead and two others are seriously hurt following a crash Sunday afternoon in Parkville.

    More >
Powered by Frankly
KCTV 5 News

Online Public File:
KCTV  KSMO

Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2018, KCTV; Kansas City, MO. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.