Roanoke authorities investigating report of bicyclist hit by driver

By Samantha Smith - Digital Content Producer, Ashley Curtis - Digital Content Producer

ROANOKE, Va. - UPDATE, 2:11 p.m.

No one has been arrested regarding this incident at this time, according to the Roanoke Police Department.

Authorities say the driver that hit the bicyclist remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The victim is being treated at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.


UPDATE

Traffic is moving on Orange Avenue near Hollins Road after an accident involving a bicyclist in Northeast Roanoke. 


ORIGINAL STORY

Roanoke authorities are on scene investigating reports that a bicyclist was hit by a driver. 

Police say the call came in around 5:42 a.m. 

Officers are still at the scene at the intersection of Orange Avenue and Hollins Road.

Authorities did not have information on injuries. 

Traffic is being diverted, and drivers are being asked to avoid the area. 

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