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Bicyclist flown to hospital after being hit by Jeep

Posted at 3:42 PM, Dec 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-10 21:11:03-05

A bicycle rider was flown out to a hospital after he was struck by a Jeep on Blue Diamond Road near Sate Route 159.

The collision happened around 1:33 p.m. Saturday. Nevada Highway Patrol troopers shut down all lanes for the helicopter to land, then opened all but one lane of traffic to conduct an investigation. 

The cyclist is in serious but non-life threatening condition. The driver of the Jeep stayed on scene and cooperated. Officials do not believe the driver was impaired.

All lanes of Blue Diamond Road are now open.