VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A bicyclist was airlifted to a trauma center after he was hit by a car Friday.
The accident happened just after 11:30 am, at the intersection of Sixth and D Streets in Victorville.
Details on the accident are scarce, however, officials confirmed a male in his late 30’s was struck by a black 2013 Hyundai in the westbound lanes of D Street.
The impact caused the bike to split into several pieces and the rider was thrown to the ground. His injuries included head trauma and lacerations.
Firefighters with San Bernardino County Fire requested a helicopter to airlift the patient to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
The official cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Victorville Police Department.