Bicyclist hit by pickup suffers life-threatening injuries

An accident between a pickup truck and a bicycle sent a 23-year-old male to Riverbend Hospital Thursday night.

Posted: Jun 15, 2018 12:24 AM
Updated: Jun 15, 2018 12:26 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- An accident between a pickup truck and a bicycle sent a 23-year-old man to Riverbend on Thursday night.

Eugene Police told KEZI 9 News the victim has life threatening injuries.

The call went to dispatch at 9:30 p.m. Thursday night at Highway 99 North and Roosevelt Boulevard.

EPD said the pickup was headed north on the highway while the bicyclist was headed west.

The northbound lanes of Highway 99 were closed for three hours during the investigation.

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