An ambulance in San Diego. Photo by Megan Wood for inewsource

A 30-year-old man suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a car while riding his bike in downtown’s East Village neighborhood, police reported Wednesday.

The crash happened shortly after 11:50 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of G and 17th streets, San Diego Police Officer John Buttle said.

A 40-year-old man was driving a 2019 Honda Accord eastbound on G Street while a 30-year-old man was riding his bicycle southbound on 17th Street, Buttle said. The cyclist rode through a stop sign at the intersection and was struck by the Honda.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of his injuries, which were not believed to be life-threatening, the officer said.

The Honda driver remained at the scene and intoxication was not believed to have been a factor in the crash, Buttle said.

— City News Service

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