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Bicyclist struck by minivan Tuesday

April 20, 2017--11:08 a.m.

Rome Police reports

A bicyclist was treated and released from the hospital earlier this week after he was struck by a mini-van on Shorter Avenue.

According to Rome Police, Jon M. Taylor of Redmond Circle was peddling eastbound in the westbound lane of Shorter near Huffaker Road.

A Honda Odyssey was pulling out of the gas station at the intersection, attempting to make a right turn, and struck the bicycle.

Taylor was transported to Floyd Medical Center by EMS for treatment of visible injuries.

The mishap occurred just after 8 a.m. Tuesday.