Teen struck and killed while trying to bike across Highway 280

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) —Vestavia Hills police say David Zachary Parsons, 19, was struck and killed Thursday night.

It happened at the intersection of Highway 280 and Dolly Ridge Road.

Witnesses say the 19-year-old was riding a bicycle when he tried to cross the highway. They say the light was green giving the cars the right of way. A car hit the rear of the tire causing the bicyclist to go into oncoming traffic. Police say a second vehicle hit him there.

Police have not released the 19-year-old’s name. Lt. Chuck Nagle says the victim is believed to be from Mountain Brook. Check back for more information on this developing story, and stay with CBS 42 Morning News beginning at 4:30 a.m. for live updates.


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