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Bicyclist suffers serious injury in Citrus Heights crash

Google Earth image shows where officers were dispatched about. Wednesday where a vehicle hit a bicyclist.
Google Earth image shows where officers were dispatched about. Wednesday where a vehicle hit a bicyclist.

A bicyclist suffered serious injuries and a major road was shut down after a crash in Citrus Heights.

Officers were dispatched about 9 p.m. Wednesday to Antelope Road and Zenith Drive, where a vehicle hit a bicyclist. The vehicle was westbound on Antelope Road, and the bicyclist was crossing the road.

The bicyclist, a man in his 20s, was taken by ambulance to a hospital. The driver stopped and cooperated with officers.

Police closed the road for eight hours to investigate. It reopened at 5 a.m. Thursday.

Alcohol and drugs were not a factor in the crash, police said.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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