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Bicyclist hurt after turning into path of pickup in San Ysidro

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Posted at 6:34 AM, Dec 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-01 09:35:47-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 46-year-old bicyclist suffered injuries that may be life-threatening today after turning into the path of a pickup in San Ysidro, authorities said.

The crash was reported at 1:03 p.m. in the 300 block of West Calle Primera, San Diego police Officer Robert Heims said.

Both the pickup and the bicycle were northbound, Heims said. "The bicyclist made a sudden left turn into the path of the pickup. The pickup collided with the bicyclist,'' he said.

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The bicyclist suffered major head trauma and brain swelling requiring surgery, Heims said. The pickup truck was a 67-year-old man, he said. There was no further information about the bicyclist.

The crash was under investigation.