SAN DIEGO, CA — A 55-year-old woman was seriously injured Saturday morning when she collided with an SUV while riding a bike in San Diego’s Torrey Pines area, reports ABC 10 News.
The accident happened in the 10900 block of North Torrey Pines Road at around 10:30 a.m.
According to San Diego Police, the woman was riding a bicycle northbound on the road when, for unknown reasons, she swerved to the left and collided with a tan Toyota Rav-4 heading northbound.
Officials said the cyclist was knocked to the ground in the impact of the crash. She was rushed by ambulance to a local hospital with serious injuries considered non-life-threatening.
The driver the Toyota, a 79-year-old woman, was not reported hurt.
Traffic Division investigators were handling the case. At this time, alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.
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