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Bicyclist And Police Car Collide In Syracuse

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A car accident between a city police car and bicyclist is being investigated by Syracuse police.

The bicyclist, 20, a Syracuse University student, suffered minor injuries despite not wearing a helmet. He was treated and released from Upstate University Hospital. The officer was not injured

According to police, a Centro bus was sitting in traffic at the corner of Sumner and Euclid and waved the cop car through. As the car began driving, the man on the bicycle turned the corner, and the two vehicles collided. The officer applied his brakes but it was too late.

At the time of the collision, the police were already on Euclid patrolling to enforce city ordinances in light of MayFest.

The investigation is ongoing.