A jogger was seriously injured Wednesday night when she was struck by a vehicle that was traveling on the Legacy Trail, a bicycle path in North Lexington, police said.
The Lexington Fire Department said it received a call at 6:39 p.m., and dispatched an ambulance to the scene.
Lexington police said shortly before 11 p.m. that they were still investigating the incident and that no one had been charged.
Witnesses at the bike trail said a woman was jogging on the trail when she was struck. They said the vehicle was a white Mercedes-Benz and that the woman suffered a laceration to her head.
The Legacy Trail, which opened in 2010, is intended for bicyclists, joggers and walkers, and it is not designed for motorized vehicles. It was not immediately clear what a vehicle was doing on the trail. But witnesses said Wednesday night that there is an intersection along the 8.5-mile trail where a car could take a wrong turn and wind up on the trail.
Police said Wednesday night that they weren't sure exactly where the vehicle entered the bike trail. Police said the incident happened well north of the North Lexington YMCA trailhead. The Legacy Trail runs from there to the Kentucky Horse Park.