Cyclist in critical condition after early morning car crash

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(WTVO) — A cyclist is hospitalized after a car-involved crash Wednesday morning, according to Rockford police.

Officers say it happened on Broadway and 18th Street earlier this morning. A 56-year-old man was found lying in the roadway when police responded to the scene. Authorities said the driver of the car that hit him remained on the scene and called 911.

The driver told police he was headed eastbound on Broadway and the cyclist crossed directly in front of him.

The cyclist is in critical condition.

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