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Bicyclist critically injured after being struck by vehicle

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

One person was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday night.

The incident occurred in the 12000 block of Florida Blvd. near S. Tamari Dr. around 8 p.m. Preliminary information from the Baton Rouge Police Department indicates a male subject was attempting to cross the westbound lanes on a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle. Traffic on the westbound side of Florida Blvd. is temporarily being diverted.

The man was transported to a local hospital with what appear to be critical injuries. A crumpled bicycle was discovered on the right shoulder of the westbound side of Florida Blvd. The investigation is ongoing.  

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