Bicyclist, 75, is seriously injured in crash near Liberty Station

Police car

A 75-year-old bicyclist suffered a broken left clavicle and several broken ribs on his left side when he was struck from behind by a compact SUV on Nov. 17 near Liberty Station.

The man was riding south in the 2300 block of Cushing Road near NTC Park at about 3 p.m. when he was hit by a Ford Escape driven by a 43-year-old man, according to the San Diego Police Department.

The cyclist was thrown from his bike onto the roadway. He was taken to a hospital, where his injuries were determined not to be life-threatening, police said.

The driver of the Escape cooperated with investigators, police said. The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

— The San Diego Union-Tribune contributed to this report.


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