Minneapolis Police Department Investigates Fatal Accident Involving Bicyclists vs Commercial Truck and Trailer
Minneapolis, MN (November 20, 2019 at 4:15 p.m.) Minneapolis Police responded to the area of 12th Street N and Linden on the report of an accident involving a semi-truck and motorcycle.
Officers arrived on a crash involving a commercial box truck pulling a construction trailer and a bicyclist. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
Preliminary investigation yields that the truck and bicyclist were traveling on 12th Street N towards Hennepin. The truck turned right onto Linden, striking the bicyclist. The truck driver stopped immediately and is cooperating with investigators.
Investigators from the Minneapolis Police Traffic Investigation Division and the Minneapolis Crime Lab responded. The scene was documented and will be reconstructed for investigative purposes. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to inspect the commercial vehicle.
The identity of the decedent along with the nature and cause of death will be released by the Medical Examiner’s Office.
No additional information is available at this time.