UPDATE: Bicyclist Struck on Granite Street Sunday Remains in Hospital

The man struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Granite and Market streets is a Foxborough resident. The extent of his injuries remain unknown at this time but required Medflight Sunday, according to Foxborough Police.

UPDATE (12:05 p.m., Nov. 19, 2012) - A Foxborough man remains in the hospital Monday after he struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Granite and Market Streets while riding his bicycle, according to police.

It was originally reported the man struck was a pedestrian but Foxborough Police Chief Edward O'Leary said Monday the victim was on a bicycle.

"It was a bicycle-car collision," O'Leary said. "The gentleman on the bicycle was traveling down Granite Street and the vehicle was traveling on Market Street. At that intersection, the driver of the vehicle [had] an obstructed view and pulled into the intersection and unfortunately the bicycle ran into the side of her car."

The Foxborough man on the bike is in his forties, according to police, and was reportedly thrown off the bicycle from the collision and struck his head against the passenger-side window of the vehicle and transported by Medflight to the hospital."

O'Leary said he was not sure which hospital the man was transported to.

The female operator is also a Foxborough resident, according to O'Leary and suffered no injuries from the incident.

O'Leary said no civil infractions have been issued issued as the incident is still under investigation.

ORIGINAL REPORT (Nov. 18, 2012) - A pedestrian was struck at the corner of Granite Street and Market Street around 1:56 p.m. on Sunday, according to scanner reports.

It's reported that the victim has serious injuries and needed a Medflight to the hospital.

Foxborough Police are still investigating the incident and will not release further information at this time.

This story was originally reported by Patch Local Editor Tamara Starr.


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