Bicyclist hit at intersection of Wall and Grand

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

An SIU student was struck by a car Monday night at the intersection of Wall St. and Grand Ave.

The bicyclist was traveling eastbound through the crosswalk on East Grand Avenue at about 8 p.m. Monday when the accident occurred. The vehicle was turning north onto South Wall street when it struck the bicyclist, who failed to stop for a crosswalk signal.

The bicyclist was issued a citation for failure to yield, police said.


Carbondale Police Lt. Matt Dunning confirmed the student is a male, but police have not released his identity. The cyclist was responsive and talking to police when they arrived at about 8:11 p.m., Dunning said.

The student was transferred to Carbondale Memorial Hospital for non life-threatening injuries, according to police. 

Bill Lukitsch contributed to this story.

Cory Ray can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @coryray_DE