BEND, OR -- A Bend bicyclist continues to recover from serious injuries she sustained in a crash on the Fourth of July. According to Bend Police, 20-year-old Brianna Kraft was riding against the flow of traffic on Northwest Newport when she drifted into the path of an oncoming pickup. Investigators say the driver was unable to avoid the collision and struck Kraft just before 5 p.m.
She was taken to the hospital where she later underwent surgery for her injuries. Investigators say Kraft had been at Columbia Park, where the Bend Freedom Ride
ended, earlier in the day.
Bend Police remind bicyclists to ride with the flow of traffic, if on the roadway.