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Bicyclist injured after swerving into car in Cahokia

A bicyclist was taken to the hospital after being struck by a car in Cahokia early Thursday morning.

The biker swerved into the car on Camp Jackson Road near Hutchings Drive at about 4:30 a.m., Cahokia police said.

The biker, who police say did not have lights on the bike, was not seriously injured.

Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise.

Kaley Johnson: 618-239-2526, @KaleyJohnson6