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A Falck ambulance for San Diego. Courtesy of the company

An 85-year-old man was seriously injured Saturday when he was hit by a bicyclist while standing in a bike lane near Torrey Pines State Beach, police said.

The man was in the southbound bike lane in the 13000 block of North Torrey Pines Road at 9:47 a.m. Saturday when a 63-year-old man riding his bicycle struck him, said Officer Sarah Foster of the San Diego Police Department.

“The pedestrian sustained a fractured skull and a brain bleed,” Foster said. “The injuries are considered life threatening. The bicyclist sustained a laceration above his left eye.”

Traffic Division officers responded and were investigating the incident, Foster said.