University Ave. shut down during rush hour due to motorized bicycle crash

Posted at 6:18 PM, Jun 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-27 10:31:14-04

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KGTV) - A crash involving a motorized bicycle and a Toyota Prius shut down University Ave. in Hillcrest Monday.

The crash happened during rush hour on westbound University Ave. just west of Park Blvd.

Police said a 24-year-old man on a bicycle with an attached motor turned into oncoming traffic and was hit by the Prius.

Paramedics took the bicyclist to Scripps Mercy Hospital.  The driver of the Prius stopped to give information to police.

The San Diego Police Traffic Division shut down University Ave. in both directions between Herbert St. and Centre St. for the investigation.