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Rochester city councilman hospitalized after vehicle-bike collision

Rochester city councilman Michael Wojick needed medical attention after being involved in a car-bicycle accident Thursday.

Posted: May 31, 2019 10:59 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Rochester city councilman Michael Wojick needed medical attention after being involved in a car-bicycle accident Thursday.

Police said he was riding a bike eastbound on 6th St. SE when a vehicle traveling southbound on 8th Ave. did not see Wojick. Wojick’s bike ran into the left side of the vehicle.

The vehicle was dented and had a broken window and mirror.

Wojick, who was taken to St. Marys Hospital, was wearing a helmet.

The driver, 61-year-old Michael Francis, of Chatfield, was cited for failure to yield the right of way.

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