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Van vs. Bicyclist Sends Rider to Hospital

UPDATE A 52-year-old Westport man was injured today when his bicycle collided with a van at the intersection of Hillandale Road and West Parish Road, police said.

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The bicycle involved rests at the intersection of Hillandale and West Parish Roads. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Cablevision News-12 photo

Alix Boyer of Hales Court was taken to Norwalk Hospital with non life-threatening injuries following the 10:50 a.m. accident, police said.

A preliminary investigation determined that Boyer was riding his bicycle eastbound on Hillandale Road and failed to yield to opposing traffic at the stop sign at the intersection of West Parish Road, police said.

He collided with a van driven by Michael Troiano, 22, of New Fairfield, who was traveling north on West Parish Road, striking the left side of the van, police said.

Boyer was treated at the scene and transported to Norwalk Hospital by a Westport Emergency Medical Services. His injuries are described as non-life threatening, police said.

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