FedEx Van Strikes Elderly Bicyclist

September 29, 2010 Updated Sep 29, 2010 at 12:13 PM EDT

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September 29, 2010 Updated Sep 29, 2010 at 12:13 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Mercy Flight was called to the intersection of Bullis Road near Winspear Road in Elma Wednesday morning where a bicyclist was struck by a Federal Express van.

The Erie County Sheriff's Department reports that the person struck was a 70-year-old bicyclist from Orchard Park, who suffered leg and head injuries as a result of the incident.

The victim was conscious at the scene, and Mercy Flight has transported him to ECMC. The injuries are not considered to be life threatening.