A male bicyclist was in critical condition after being hit by a motorist Wednesday afternoon in Moreno Valley, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said.
The bicyclist was suffering from multiple traumatic injuries when he was taken to the hospital just after 2 p.m., a sheriff’s department news release said.
An update of his condition was not immediately available.
The bicyclist, traveling east on Cactus Avenue near Lasselle Street, swerved out of the bike lane and was struck by the motorist, the release said.
The eastbound side of Cactus Avenue was closed between Lasselle and Nason streets to about 5:45 p.m, the release said.
Anyone with information in this incident is asked to call the sheriff’s department at 951-486-6700.