Bicyclist dies after being hit by van on Werk Road

Bicyclist dies after being hit by van on Werk Road
The crash happened in the 2900 block of Werk Road, according to police. (Source: Philippe, Joyce)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A bicyclist died from injuries sustained late Sunday when a van hit him, the Cincinnati Police Department says.

According to police, around 8:45 p.m. Sunday, a man was riding his bike on Werk Road’s sidewalk.

The unidentified man went into the roadway and was hit by 49-year-old Deng Wen Zheng’s van, CPD says.

The bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash in the 2900 block of Werk Road.

He died later at the hospital, according to police.

The bicyclist was not wearing a helmet. Neither excessive speed nor impairment is thought to be factors, police say.

Witnesses are asked to call CPD’s Traffic Unit at 513-352-2514.

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