Bicyclist gets stuck in drawbridge after riding through gates

A woman was seen on a WI DOT camera riding her bike onto a bridge as it opened then falling through the crack

The video shows warning gates going down to stop traffic from driving across the Racine Street Bridge.

Video shows a woman in Wisconsin riding her bike around safety barriers and onto a bridge as the span was lifted.

A cyclist was almost crushed to death when she tried to ride through a lift bridge as it rose to let a boat through.

In the video you can see a woman on a bicycle maneuver past the arms, hit one and almost fall off her bike.

ABC's WBay reports that the bridge operator had also been alerted about the incident and stopped the bridge from getting into full open position.

'The barriers are meant to stop vehicles and bicycles and she actually ended up striking one of them with her arm as she went through. They rush to her aide and manage to get her out just in time, while one of them is calling 911.

Police say she has been treated at a hospital for facial injuries.

Police say she escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise.

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