Bicyclist charged in accident

MILL CREEK, W.Va. – Deputies from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department have charged a bicyclist after police say he caused an accident Friday night on Beechnut Drive in Mill Creek.

Police began an investigation into a car-bicycle accident at around 9 p.m. Friday and observed both with damage. Police learned the unidentified bike rider was in the middle of the street with no safety equipment for riding at night. The driver told police he did not see the rider until it was too late to avoid a collision.

Police said the biker rider appeared to be impaired and had paraphernalia typically used to inject drugs.

Police said the rider was treated for injuries and found at fault as a result of the accident investigation.

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