Driver hits bicyclist on Fairview Avenue, then takes off, police say

Driver hits bicyclist on Fairview Avenue, then takes off, police say

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- A driver has been cited by police after he struck a bicyclist with his vehicle and then took off from the scene, Meridian Police say.

The incident began on Fairview Avenue in Meridian when a vehicle and bicyclist collided. The driver, however, took off on Fairview, but was followed by another driver who witnessed the crash, police say.

Several Meridian police vehicles surrounded the vehicle at Fairview and Mitchell.

The bicyclist was not injured, but was cited for failure to exercise due care. The driver was cited for leaving the scene of an accident.