DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A northwest Iowa man who struck five cyclists with his motorcycle several years ago is now pushing for a stricter law requiring bike lights.

Daryl Hasche hit five teenage girls with his motorcycle while riding in the dark five years ago, The Des Moines Register ( ) reports. The cyclists were riding side by side, and didn't have any lights on their bikes.

"By the time my headlights hit their reflectors, it was too late," said Hasche, who was not injured in the accident. Three of the cyclists were taken to a hospital for injuries.

Read the full Associated Press article on the Council Bluffs Non-Pareil newspaper.