Teen bicyclist taken to hospital after collision with vehicle

HERRIN, IL (KFVS) - A teenage bicyclist was injured Tuesday after his bike collided with a vehicle in Herrin, Illinois.

According to police, Christopher E. Hyatt, 13, of Herrin was westbound in the 700 block of East Herrin Street.  He tried to cross to the south side of the street, and was hit by a vehicle after failing to yield to it.

Police, say the driver of the vehicle, George V. McPheron, 71, of Johnston City was not cited in the collision, and neither was Hyatt.

Hyatt was taken to Herrin Hospital by EMS.  McPheron was not injured.

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