Ohio State University: Student Struck By Dump Truck At Fault
A newly released report said that a student bicyclist was at fault when he was struck by a dump truck near an Ohio State University construction site on Woodruff Avenue.
According to the report released by OSU Police, 18-year-old Daniel James Hughes was riding his bike on the sidewalk on Sept. 5.
Riding bicycles on city sidewalks is a violation of Columbus city code.
The report also said that Hughes, a freshman at the university, was not paying attention when the truck backed into him.
Hughes suffered a broken leg and ruptured pelvis in the crash.
The dump truck driver was not charged.
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