Teen bicyclist struck by van in Southold

07/22/2010 12:00 AM |

A 15-year-old from Connecticut was struck by a van after swerving into the roadway on his bicycle Wednesday morning in Southold, police said.
Raleigh Cockerill of Darien, Conn. was riding his bicycle westbound on Main Road just before noon when police say he veered into the roadway and was struck by a 2005 Ford van being driven by Alfred Welch, 32, of Greenport.
Raleigh was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center for treatment of head injuries. His condition was not known at the time of publication.
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