Bicyclist injured after colliding with Rumpke truck

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A bicyclist was injured Thursday after colliding into the rear of a Rumpke roll-off garbage truck.

The accident happened around 5:45 a.m. as the truck was turning right onto High Street from U.S. 127.

The bicyclist was transported to Fort Hamilton Hospital with a leg injury. The Rumpke driver was not injured.

"This is an unfortunate accident, we wish the bicyclist a quick recovery, and we appreciate the quick response of the emergency crew," said Molly Yeager, Rumpke corporate communications coordinator.

The incident remains under investigation.

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