Cyclist struck by vehicle door

On November 4, 2012 at 3:35 police were called to the area of Talbot and Manitoba Streets in regards to a collision. A 19 year old St. Thomas man cycling eastbound along Talbot Street struck the door of a vehicle that had been opened not in safety. The impact of the collision caused the cyclist to be transported to the hospital for observation. He was treated for an arm injury and later released. The driver of the vehicle, a 32 year old St. Thomas woman was charged under the highway traffic act for opening her vehicle door improperly.

Crime Prevention Tip

Protecting Yourself

• Do not leave keys hidden in obvious places outside.
• When in public, always be aware of your surroundings. Be mindful of people loitering or acting suspiciously.
• If you live alone, use only first initials with surname on mailboxes, directories, etc.
• Arrange a system so that someone has a key to your home and is aware of your whereabouts at all times, especially if you live alone.

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