Cambridge, MA (June 28, 2018) – A bicyclist in Cambridge, Massachusetts was hurt on Wednesday when they were struck by a car door. The bicyclist was riding on Cambridge Street just after 9:00 am when they approached a parked car. The driver was still inside the vehicle and opened their door to get out. However, prior to opening the door, the driver failed to see the oncoming bicyclist. The door struck the bicyclist, knocking them off their bicycle.
The motor vehicle driver failed to stay at the scene. The cyclist then left the area to locate Cambridge police. Once an officer was located, the cyclist reported the incident to police. Police were able to contact the driver and issued a them a citation for an unsafe movement. The bicyclist sustained injuries as a result of being struck by the door, however, the injuries do not appear to be serious.