Bicyclist injured after being hit by vehicle in Phoenix

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)-- A bicyclist is in the hospital after police say he was hit by a vehicle Saturday evening in Phoenix.

The incident occurred just before 6:30 p.m. near 43rd Avenue and Indian School Road.

According to Phoenix police, a 35-year-old man was riding his bicycle riding through a shopping center parking lot.

The bicyclist then entered a roadway, when he collided with the side of a 2006 Nissan Frontier truck, police say. 

The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital in extremely critical condition.

Phoenix police say the pick-up truck driver remained on scene and was not injured.

Neither Speed or impairment appear to be factors in the crash.

The crash is under investigation. 


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