Minneapolis Police Investigate Fatal Crash Involving Bicyclist

Media Release

Contact: Sgt. Darcy Horn, Public Information Officer

(Mobile) 612-231-4486

(Email) darcy.horn@minneapolismn.gov

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July 7, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) A bicyclist who was involved in a personal injury accident with a motor vehicle at 26th Ave. South and 22nd St. East in Minneapolis has died from his injuries.

The adult male bicyclist was eastbound on 22nd St. East which is controlled by a stop sign.  The motor vehicle was southbound on 26th Ave. South, which has no stop sign for north/south traffic.  The vehicle struck the bicyclist who was gravely injured.  MPD officers and Minneapolis Fire personnel gave the male CPR at the scene and an EMS crew transported the male to Hennepin Healthcare where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the motor vehicle stopped at the scene and is cooperating with MPD Traffic investigators, who are looking into the factors surrounding this accident. At this time there is no indication of unsafe speed, impairment or distraction with the motor vehicle driver.

The identity of the victim, as well as the nature and cause of his death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The criminal case number associated with this incident is 18-225483.