Providence dancer recovering after being struck on bicycle

(Matthew Beltz/WPRI)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A Festival Ballet Providence dancer continues to recover after he was struck by a vehicle Sunday morning while riding his bicycle.

It happened at about 11 a.m. Sunday in front of Hope High School on Hope Street.

The ballet company tells Eyewitness News that 28-year-old Jordan Nelson suffered serious injuries, including broken bones and a skull fracture. The victims are not considered life-threatening, according to police.

Nelson’s family has put together a GoFundMe page to help assist with medical expenses in his road to recovery.

Police said the suspect vehicle is a type of box truck but no further details were provided.

The incident remains under investigation.