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Motorcycle, bicyclist collide on Mira Mesa Boulevard

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Posted at 7:16 AM, Aug 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-24 14:32:29-04

MIRA MESA, Calif. (KGTV) - A motorcycle rider and bicyclist were seriously injured Thursday morning after a collision on a Mira Mesa street, police said.

According to San Diego police, the crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. on westbound Mira Mesa Boulevard, near Parkdale Avenue.

Police said the 28-year-old male bicyclist was traveling on the south side of Mira Mesa Boulevard when he attempted to cross the street at Parkdale Avenue against a red light. As the bicyclist entered the intersection, police said he was hit by a 56-year-old man on a motorcycle.

Both men suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash, according to police.

Westbound Mira Mesa Boulevard was shut down for several hours between Dabney Drive and Montongo Street due to the investigation.