A bicyclist suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a vehicle in West Long Beach overnight.
The crash occurred at 11:13 p.m. at Willow Street and Santa Fe Avenue, Long Beach police Lt. Danielle Quinones told City News Service.
“The male adult bicyclist sustained serious injuries to his upper body and was transported to a local hospital by the Long Beach Fire Department where he is listed in critical condition,” Quinones said.
The man driving the vehicle was not injured, she said.
An investigation was underway to determine the cause of the crash, Quinones said.
Traffic deaths have spiked in recent years, with 45 in 2022