Cyclist James Kearluy was struck while cycling to work without a helmet. His bike was damaged but he wasn’t injured. (Jesse Laufer/Black Press)

Cyclist James Kearluy was struck while cycling to work without a helmet. His bike was damaged but he wasn’t injured. (Jesse Laufer/Black Press)

Cyclist without helmet thrown onto windshield in Oak Bay

Despite damage to bike, cyclist uninjured following accident

A cyclist on his way to work found himself on a windshield instead.

Pedalling through the Fort St. and Richmond Rd. intersection, James Kearluy was struck by a turning vehicle while cycling to pick up his vehicle on his way to Langford. Despite not wearing a helmet, he was uninjured in the accident.

“Most the time people are pretty aware, but this lady wasn’t looking at all,” Kearluy said. “I yelled pretty loud hey, pretty loud.”

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