The 84-year-old driver involved in the collision with a  bicyclist Sunday was not at fault in the  accident and will not be cited, police said. The 16-year-old, whose name  was not released, rode into the left rear of the Jeep in the collision Sunday around 6:30 p.m., police said Monday.

The 84-year-old driver involved in the collision with a  bicyclist Sunday was not at fault in the  accident and will not be cited, police said.


The 16-year-old, whose name  was not released, rode into the left rear of the Jeep in the collision Sunday  around 6:30 p.m., police said Monday.


Based on  the preliminary investigation, authorities believe the cyclist  “entered the roadway and hit the vehicle on the left  rear quarter,” Lt. Robert Sergio said.


One witness told police the driver  was not speeding and the cyclist drove  into the rear of the car.


Another witness told The Enter prise the  teen was struck while attempting to cross West Chestnut  Street from Falconer Avenue.


David Smith, who said he witnessed the crash, said  he had been  coming out of Falconer Avenue with  his own vehicle, and that he chased down  the driver of the Jeep after the man  tried to flee the scene


“He (the teen) slowed down, looked both  ways, nobody was there, and all of a  sudden he got hit by the Jeep. He went  underneath the truck,” said Smith, 21,  of Brockton, who called 911.


A fire official and the teen’s mother, who did not give her name, said the teen’s injuries were not life-threatening. She left the scene in the ambulance that took her son to the hospital.


Neighbors said numerous crashes have happened at the intersection of Falconer Avenue and West Chestnut Street.


Maria Papadopoulos can be reached at mpapadopoulos@enterprisenews.com.