Driver charged after hitting IRONMAN cyclist

Published: Jun. 5, 2023 at 4:14 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A driver has been charged after a cyclist was hit with a vehicle Sunday during the IRONMAN race.

Vinton Police say a driver traveling westbound on Washington Ave. went around the traffic safety cones into the cyclist course. The driver was attempting to turn onto a side road when the car then hit the cyclist.

According to medics, the cyclist suffered from minor injuries and was transported to a hospital, then released after treatment.