Car hits bicyclist crossing Phoenix street

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PHOENIX -- The intersection of 40th Street and McDowell Road was closed for a time early Monday morning after a car hit a bicyclist.

It happened at about 6 a.m. According to the Phoenix Police Department, a man was riding his bike in the crosswalk when a car that was making a right turn hit him.

The vehicle drove over the victim's leg. Rescuers had to jack up the vehicle to pull the man from beneath it.

The victim's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.