PORTLAND, Maine — A bicyclist was seriously injured Thursday afternoon after being struck by a pickup truck on Allen Avenue, according to police.

The 45-year-old cyclist, a Portland man, was struck by a truck driven by a 69-year-old Hollis man around 3:10 p.m., according to Assistant Police Chief Vernon Malloch.

Neither of the names were disclosed.

The crash occurred while the truck was turning from Yale Street to Allen Street, Malloch said. The cyclist was taken to Maine Medical Center and is in serious but stable condition.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation. Anybody who may have witnessed the crash is urged to call Portland police at 874-8532.

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