Monday, February 14, 2011

Bicyclist Struck By Truck Driver In Towamencin

From the Lansdale Reporter:

A bicyclist was hit by a truck on Welsh Road, near Clearview Street, Towamencin Township, this afternoon. Both were heading eastbound on Welsh Road.

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The incident occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. (February 14th)

The cyclist was transported from the scene in an ambulance, and taken to a local hospital.

Police are still investigating the accident. Further details will be provided as they become available.

As you can see from the Video below that truck appears to be a Mayflower moving van.

UPDATE - The Bicyclist has been identified as long time bicycle coalition member Bill Cotton. Bill writes extensively about his local and long distance touring adventures at

He is reported to be alert, sitting up, and appears to not have any broken bones.
We wish our friend Bill a speedy recovery.


Peter said...

Thanks for posting. Bill is a very experienced and safe bicyclist. Glad he is doing OK.

Unknown said...

Lifting up holy hands and praying for you Mr. Cotton. Isaiah 53:4-5, 1 Peter 2:24 - You are healed, in Jesus' name! - LBR

John Boyle said...

Good News - Bill Cotton has been released from the hospital.