TROY, N.Y. – Troy police say a man was taken to the hospital after he was struck by a car on Hoosick Street Monday night.
The accident occurred near the Stewart's at 10th Street at about 9:30 p.m.
When officers arrived, they discovered a bike rider, 32-year-old Edward Harlow of Troy, with a serious head injury. He was taken to Albany Medical Center and is currently in serious condition.
According to police, he was not wearing a helmet.
Witnesses state a bicyclist crossed Hoosick Street from the south side across the west bound lanes into the path of an east bound vehicle which then struck him.
The driver remained at the scene, and according to police alcohol and speed are not believed to be a factor. Police say that the location of the crash was not controlled by traffic control devices.
No tickets have been issued. The investigation is ongoing.