Police: Man on bicycle hit by truck in Chesapeake


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A man on a bicycle was seriously hurt after police say he was hit by a pickup truck early Thursday morning in Chesapeake.

Dispatchers tell 10 On Your Side units were called to George Washington Highway and Yadkin Road — in the Deep Creek area of the city. 

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Chesapeake police said the man was attempting to cross George Washington Highway against a red light. The driver of a 2011 Chevy Colorado did not see the man in time, and struck him.

Police said the man was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.

Images from the scene showed a beach cruiser lying in the middle of the roadway. Officers were directing traffic around the scene.

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