BICYCLIST STRUCK BY CAR IN JAMAICA PLAIN EXPECTED TO SURVIVEAt about 12:01am, on Saturday, August 1, 2009, officers from Area E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for a motor vehicle accident involving a man on a bicycle in the area of Centre and Lamartine Streets. On arrival, officers located a 21 year-old black male lying on the ground, being treated by EMS. The victim was transported to the Beth Israel Hospital with life threatening injuries. Officers spoke to the motorist who stated that he never saw the man on the bike. According to the motorist, he was attempting to make a turn onto Lamartine when he felt and heard something strike the passenger side of his car. Officers observed and did take note of damage to the motorist’s passenger side door and window. After being struck, the motorist states that he stopped his car and pulled over to see what had happened. Upon exiting his car, the motorist stated that he observed an individual lying on the ground unconscious with a bicycle lying in close proximity.