Rider injured in Highway 97 bicycle vs. auto crash
Sep 17,2007 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

The 19-year old driver of an automobile that struck a bicyclist as he attempted to cross Highway 97 Friday night was not at fault, police said.

According to a Redmond Police Department news release, officers responded to a reported vehicle versus bicyclist accident 2071 South Highway 97 shortly before 8 p.m. on September 14.

The bike rider, David Reed, 45, was transported to St. Charles Medical Center in Redmond where he was treated and later released.

The driver, traveling north on Highway 97 and identified as 19-year old Timothy Michael Erickson, was not injured, police said.  “Mr. Erickson was determined to not be at fault for the accident,” the news release stated.