SAN DIEGO, CA — A bicyclist was injured Tuesday afternoon after a near-collision with a van on a California Highway 163 onramp in San Diego’s Cortez Hill area, according to California Highway Patrol.
The incident occurred on the 11th Street onramp to SR-163 northbound and was first reported by CHP at 2:00 p.m.
Few details have been disclosed at this time, but the CHP incident report indicates a white van either collided with a bicyclist, or caused the cyclist to crash.
The victim was observed bleeding from the head while laying down on the right hand shoulder of the roadway.
CHP, San Diego Fire crews, and EMS personnel were en route to the scene.
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