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Bicyclist seriously injured after being hit by SUV in Oceanside

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Posted at 6:26 PM, Feb 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-26 21:26:48-05

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KGTV) -- A bicyclist was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle in Oceanside Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Oceanside Police Department, the crash happened around 4:18 on State Route 76 at Old Grove.

When officers arrived, they found the man lying in the street. He was taken to the hospital with a serious head injury.

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Based on statements from witnesses, police say they believe the vehicle entered the intersection on a green light. “The bicyclist also entered the intersection from another direction on a red light and collided with the SUV,” police said.

The driver remained on scene and drugs or alcohol are not factors in the crash, police said.