PD: Intoxicated bicyclist hit by SUV

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police say an intoxicated bicyclist was taken to the hospital Saturday after falling off her bike, and getting hit by a car in Newport News.

Holly McPherson with the Newport News Police Department said officers witnessed the accident on Jefferson Avenue just before 8 p.m. Police said an intoxicated woman was riding her bike on a sidewalk, but came off the sidewalk and fell into the street.

A driver turning onto Jefferson Avenue did not see the woman and hit her, according to McPherson.

The woman who was hit was taken to the hospital. Police said it appears her injuries are not life-threatening.

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