LPD: Driver trying to avoid bicyclist hit from behind

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A busy stretch of New Circle Road in Lexington was closed for a time Monday night after a rear-end collision between two cars as the lead driver was trying to avoid hitting a bicyclist, according to Lexington Police.

Investigators say around 9:43 p.m., the driver of a car stopped for a bicyclist in the road and was hit from behind by another car.

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Police say there were minor injuries.  They also say the cyclist was gone by the time officers arrived.  Investigators do not thing the cyclist was hurt.