City of Independence, Missouri

Bicyclist killed in car vs. bicycle crash

Bicyclist killed in car vs. bicycle crash

Independence police are investigating a fatal crash involving a bicycle and an SUV that occurred at approximately 2:45 A.M. on Sunday, August 4, 2019. The crash occurred on College Street at Emery Street and resulted in the death of the bicyclist.

The crash occurred when a bicyclist, traveling south on Emery Street, failed to stop for a stop sign and rode into the path of a 2004 Jeep Cherokee that was traveling west on College. The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the Jeep was not injured.

The identity of the bicyclist is not being released at this time pending notification of the next of kin.

The crash remains under investigation.