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Bicyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in crash near University of San Diego

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Posted at 11:34 AM, Nov 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-11 14:34:39-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries after crashing near University of San Diego's campus.

The bicyclist, identified as a 36-year-old man, was riding in the westbound bike lane along the 5600 block of Linda Vista Road at about 8:30 p.m. Friday, according to San Diego Police. Then for an unknown reason, police said the bicyclist overturned and crashed.

The man was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

He was transported to a nearby hospital with a skull fracture and several other serious injuries - which were considered life-threatening, police said.

SDPD Traffic Division is investigating the cause of the crash.