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Shreveport cyclist seriously injured when hit by car

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A bicyclist was hit by a car at a Cedar Grove intersection in Shreveport. A bicyclist was hit by a car at a Cedar Grove intersection in Shreveport.
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

A teen bicyclist sustained life threatening injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon at an intersection in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood.

Police say the 16-year-old victim was hit by a silver Ford Taurus at the corner of E. 79th Street and Thornhill Avenue. The male cyclist was headed southbound and allegedly ran a stop sign when he was hit by a female driver.

The cyclist was taken to University Health Shreveport for treatment. The driver was also taken to UHS for a standard toxicology test, police said.

The Shreveport Police Department's major accident unit is on the scene investigating the incident.

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