Man Injured in Lubbock, TX, Bicycle Accident on Boston Avenue
Lubbock, TX -- March 20, 2017, a man was injured as the result of an accident in which he was hit by a vehicle on Boston Avenue.
Lubbock Police and emergency crews were called out to the intersection of Boston Avenue and 50th Street at around 5:00 p.m.
According to early reports, a 53-year-old man was riding a bicycle in a parking lot area just off the intersection. Upon exiting the lot, he took a turn onto northbound Boston. On northbound Boston, two vehicles were stopped at a red light.
The cyclist reportedly went between the two cars and entered the intersection. In doing so, he entered the path of an oncoming vehicle that was turning onto southbound Boston. This resulted in a collision, knocking the cyclist onto the roadway.
Emergency medical teams transported the man to a nearby hospital for treatment. His injuries were said to be critical. His current condition was not reported.
Authorities say the accident is still being investigated. No additional information is currently available.
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