Bicyclist transported to hospital after being hit by vehicle

REDWOOD CITY (BCN) — A bicyclist was transported to a hospital with moderate injuries after being hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk in Redwood City this afternoon in, according to firefighters.

The crash was reported at 3:53 p.m. in the vicinity of El Camino Real and Finger Avenue, according to Redwood City fire Training Chief Dan Abrams.

“It was a pretty traumatic incident for her,” Abrams said. “She was hit pretty hard. We just took care of her and packaged her up with a backboard to protect her neck and spine.”

The woman had a bicycle with her at the time of the crash, but it was not clear whether she’d been riding or walking the bicycle through the crosswalk, according to Abrams.

Firefighters cleared the scene at roughly 4:15 p.m., Abrams said.

The crash remains under investigation by police, and further details were not immediately available.

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