Pierre Man Receives Minor Injuries in Bicycle/Vehicle Accident




PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was hurt yesterday when the bicycle he was riding ran into a vehicle.  The accident was reported yesterday afternoon about 4:00 p.m. at Wegner Auto.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says the 42-year-old man was ejected from the bike when it struck the vehicle.  He received minor injuries and was transported to St. Mary’s Healthcare Center by ambulance.  Blemaster says the man was treated in the emergency room and released.  He was subsequently taken to the Hughes County Jail for Protective Custody (Alcohol) and Blemaster says alcohol did play a role in the crash.  No citations were issued.

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