RILEY COUNTY — Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen was injured in an accident just before 1p.m. Tuesday in Riley County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country driven by Rafael Cuevas Huerta, 57, Manhattan, emerged from a private drive in the 2700 Block of Mohlman Road and failed to yield right of way.
Schoen, 58, Manhattan, was westbound on a bicycle when the van and bike collided.
Schoen was transported to Via Christi. He was wearing helmet, gloves and protective glasses.
MANHATTAN — The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating an injury accident involving Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen.
Just before 1p.m. Tuesday, the Riley County Police Department Dispatch Center received a call regarding an injury accident in the 2700 block of Moehlman Road in Manhattan, according to public information officer Hali Rowland.
When officers arrived on scene, they found a vehicle vs. bicyclist crash had occurred involving a member of the Riley County Police Department.
The bicyclist, Director Brad Schoen, was transported to Via Christi for treatment of his injuries.
The RCPD released no additional details.
In February, Schoen announced he will retire this year after 36 years with the RCPD.