Motorcycle and bicycle

Boone firefighters prepare to examine the scene of a motorcycle and bicycle wreck on Rivers Street on Monday, Feb. 4.

BOONE — A bicyclist was treated for non-life-threatening injuries following a collision with a motorcyclist at the intersection of Rivers Street and the Peacock Lot circle during the midday hour of Monday, Feb. 3.

According to ASU Police Officer Amber Stanley Swift, at around 11:50 a.m., a motorcyclist turning left out of Peacock Lot onto Rivers Street collided with a cyclist coming the opposite way down the hill from the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

The cyclist, who was conscious and moving around after the incident, was transported by Watauga Medics to Watauga Medical Center. The motorcyclist was treated on scene for minor injuries including abrasions. ASU spokesperson Emily Bausch confirmed on Feb. 4 that the bicyclist was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Traffic was cut down to one eastbound lane on Rivers Street for close to 30 minutes, which ASU Police directed while Boone Fire and Watauga Medics managed the scene.

Bausch said that both parties were issued citations for the incident.

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