The Windsor Police are investigating three accidents involving cyclists in one day. On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, the first collision occurred at approximately 11:45 am at Grand Marais Road and McKay Avenue. According to police, the 65-year-old driver of the car was turning left onto Grand Marais and hit the bike. The cyclist, 71, suffered minor injuries and the driver received a ticket for making an unsafe turn. The second collision happened at around 12:45 pm at Wyandotte Street East and Buckingham Boulevard. The driver of the car, 51, was turning west onto Wyandotte and hit a cyclist going east. This cyclist suffered minor injuries as well. Police are still investigating this and need to speak with a witness. The last collision occurred at approximately 5:45 pm at the Tecumseh Road East and Highland Avenue intersection. Police say that the cyclist was riding north across Tecumseh and drove into the side of an automobile in the turning lane. The cyclist, 22, suffered minor injuries and was ticketed for failing to yield to traffic on a through highway.
The fact that there were three cyclist accidents in one day serves as a further reminder to all motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians, the importance of road safety and obeying the rules of the road.
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