Bicyclist struck on Detroit-Superior Bridge

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Police are investigating a crash that occurred on the Detroit-Superior Bridge early Wednesday morning.

According to Cleveland Police, the accident involved a cyclist that was struck by a 2010 Chevrolet. The 26-year-old male bicyclist was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition around 1 a.m. Wednesday. The bicyclist was not wearing any type of safety gear or light source.

The striking vehicle remained on scene. Police say a strong odor of alcohol was detected on the bicyclist's breath.

The westbound lanes were closed during the investigation, but reopened around 5 a.m.

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