A motorcyclist who was hit by an SUV on Friday in Boone has been released from the hospital.

The Watauga Democrat reports on Friday afternoon, 57 year old Ioana Childers of Sugar Grove was driving south on 105 in Boone, and changed lanes, crashing into 79 year old motorcyclist Jerry Lawrence Overcash of Salisbury.

The collision knocked Overcash to the pavement, and was transported to the Watauga Medical Center for possible internal injuries, lacerations, and cuts.

The driver of the SUV was cited for an unsafe lane change, and the motorcyclist has been released from the hospital as of Monday, September 17th.