Bicyclist in critical condition after getting hit by car in west Lincoln

Bicyclist struck by vehicle just west of downtown Lincoln
Published: Apr. 20, 2023 at 4:15 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 20, 2023 at 11:03 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police are investigating a crash just west of downtown, after a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle.

It happened around 1:45 a.m. Thursday morning outside a gas station at 1st & West O Streets.

A 37-year-old bicyclist was rushed to a Lincoln hospital by paramedics with Lincoln Fire & Rescue. The bicyclist is in critical but stable condition.

The 60-year-old driver who hit the cyclist told police he had a green light. No citations have been issued.

The westbound lanes of West O Street were shut down for roughly 90 minutes while officers investigated the incident.