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Bicycle rider seriously injured after collision in Glendale traffic

Aug 6, 2021, 10:45 AM | Updated: 2:59 pm

(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)...

(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PHOENIX – A bicycle rider was seriously injured Friday in a collision with a vehicle in Glendale.

The Glendale Police Department shut down Grand Avenue (U.S. 60) in both directions near 67th and Northern avenues for the investigation of the 9 a.m. crash.

The eastbound lanes of Grand Avenue reopened at around 1 p.m., and westbound traffic was cleared by 1:30 p.m.

Police said they were told the cyclist rode in front of a vehicle and was hit. The rider was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver stayed at the scene, they said.

No other information was immediately available.

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Bicycle rider seriously injured after collision in Glendale traffic