Norfolk bicyclist hit by car, seriously injured

Posted at 10:24 AM, Sep 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-21 10:24:37-04

Norfolk, Va. – A bicyclist was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle in Norfolk on Monday morning.

Norfolk Police say they responded to the 4100 block of Gosnold Avenue around 8:30 a.m. and found the bicyclist in the roadway.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle traveling southbound on Gosnold Avenue hit the bicyclist when the bicyclist entered the roadway from the sidewalk.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and waited for police and fire-rescue to respond.

The bicyclist was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries.

The 4100 block of Gosnold Avenue and the 600-700 blocks of Carolina Avenue are currently closed to all traffic.

Updates will be provided as they become available.