Jacksonville police: Bicyclist struck by SUV in Springfield area

Bicyclist taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, JSO says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A bicyclist was hit by an SUV Thursday night near UF Health hospital in the Springfield area, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police said a middle-age man was riding a bicycle about 9:50 p.m. when he was struck by an SUV at West Eighth and Boulevard streets.

The bicyclist was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the SUV stayed on-scene and is cooperating with detectives, police said.

The Sheriff's Office Traffic Homicide Unit continues to investigate. 

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