The driver of a motorized bicycle was struck by a car Monday in Hillcrest and suffered major head injuries, according to officials at the scene.
The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Centre Street and University Avenue.
The bike driver was riding with a male passenger who jumped off when he realized they were about to crash, according to San Diego police.
The bike driver was then struck at the intersection by a white Prius and transported to Mercy Hospital with serious injuries.
The rider who jumped off was uninjured.
University Avenue was shut down between Herbert Street and Park Boulevard while police investigated.
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