An Ohio bicyclist was struck and injured in an earlies morning traffic accident and sources say the driver who is involved in the accident is Columbus University Coach. An OSU spokesperson confirmed that the Ohio State defensive coordinator coach struck a bicyclist while on his way to work Thursday morning. The bicyclist was struck on the OSU campus, along West Lane Avenue and Fred Taylor Drive. The bicyclist was seriously injured and transported to OSU Wexner Medical Center. The OSU spokesman said the university is very concerned with the well being of the cyclist and will do everything needed to support the man during recovery.
The Columbus police report was not made available Thursday night and sources say the accident is still under investigation. The coach is in his first season with the Ohio State coaching staff and was previously serving with the Rutgers and the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It is unclear at this time if reckless or distracted driving was the cause of the accident.
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