MADISON, NJ - A cyclist was hospitalized after being struck by a car in downtown Madison late Thursday afternoon.
At approximately 5:28 p.m., there was a collision involving a cyclist and a car on Green Village Road near Main Street downtown.
"Upon Madison patrols arriving, they observed a male bicyclist lying in the roadway unconscious, but breathing. The patient was identified as a 51 year-old male from Florham Park, NJ. Also present was the motor vehicle and the driver involved in the collision, later identified as a 52 year-old male from Morristown, NJ, who was operating a 2016 grey Buick," said A/Lt. John Miscia in a statement released Friday morning.
"Madison patrols quickly identified witnesses and met with them on scene and later at headquarters to gather evidence. Madison Police Traffic Safety Unit, Madison Police Division of Investigations, Morris Township Police Department, Morris County Sheriff’s Department, and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office all assisted with the investigation," he added.
The accident took place in front of The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts and that section of road was closed down for a number of hours.
The cyclist was transported to Morristown Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries after being evaluated on the scene by Madison Ambulance Squad and Atlantic Health Paramedics.
The accident occurred at a busy time downtown as Madison's annual Ladies Night just starting.
"This is still under investigation and any additional witnesses can contact Madison Traffic Sgt. Joe Longo at 973-593-3008 or firstname.lastname@example.org," concluded Miscia in his statement.