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Police: Drunk bicyclist struck by car

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Posted at 10:33 PM, Apr 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-12 23:07:06-04

Newport News, Va. – Police say a drunk bicyclist caused a car accident Saturday night.

It happened around 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Brooke Street.

Police believe the woman on bicycle was drunk and veered into the road from the sidewalk.

They say the 48-year-old fell off her bike and was hit by a SUV. She was taken the the hospital, but is expected to be okay.