Bicyclist hurt in accident

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By David Giuliani

An 82-year-old Las Vegas man was struck by a car as he was riding his bicycle last week, city police said.

Around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, William Oshima was taken to the hospital after he complained of injuries to his legs, police said.

Police Chief Gary Gold said the motorist was headed east on Mills Avenue, approaching the intersection with Grand Avenue. Meanwhile, Oshima was biking north on Mills against oncoming traffic, the chief said. The motorist didn’t see Oshima and accidentally struck him, sending the bicyclist to the ground, Gold said.

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