Jacksonville police: Bicyclist seriously hurt in crash off Beach Boulevard

Bicyclist seriously hurt in San Souci neighborhood

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A man riding a bicycle was seriously hurt in a crash off Beach Boulevard on Friday afternoon.

The bicyclist was hit by a car just before 4 p.m. in the 1800 block of West Road in Jacksonville's San Souci neighborhood.

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Witnesses tell Action News Jax the man riding the bicycle went through the windshield of the car that hit him. The man was taken to the hospital in life-threatening condition.

Police said the driver of the car involved in the crash stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. There was also a child in the car at the time of the crash. Both the driver of the car and the child are not hurt, but they were shaken up.

The road is expected to be closed for hours as police investigate.