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Bicycle Vs. Vehicle Collision Leaves one in Critical Condition

A bicyclist is in critical condition following a collision with a van on Wednesday.

Posted: Oct 17, 2018 1:38 PM
Updated: Oct 17, 2018 1:38 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - A bicyclist is in critical condition following a collision with a van on Wednesday. 

According to the Oroville Police Department,  a bicyclist was traveling south on 5th Street while a van was traveling east on Oro Dam Blvd East. 

A collision occurred and the bicyclist was struck by the van and fell to the ground. They were transported to the hospital and is in critical condition. The van driver was not injured. 

Police are still investigating the cause of the collision and are looking at security footage. 

It is unknown at this time whether drugs, alcohol or speeding played a role in the collision. 

Police have not yet identified the bicyclist or the van driver. 

Stay with KHSL Channel 12 and actionnewsnow.com for the latest updates as they become available. 

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