Bicyclist suffers head injury in Mesa collision

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

MESA, Ariz. – A bicyclist was seriously injured in a collision at Dobson and Broadway roads in Mesa Thursday night.

An officer was driving his patrol vehicle at around 8:30 p.m. when he observed the aftermath of a collision.

The officer learned that the bicyclist was crossing Broadway Road southbound and collided with an eastbound vehicle. The bike rider was thrown to the ground and had severe head trauma.

Mesa police spokesman Detective Steve Berry said the bicyclist was transported to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center and was in critical condition with a serious brain injury.

Berry said traffic detectives determined the collision was an accident and not a criminal matter.