UPDATE 3: Dave Boskee called this morning and said he was riding home just after the crash occurred. An officer on the scene told him the cyclist was riding against traffic on the sidewalk and jumped off the curb against a red light and hit the side of a car.

According to Boskee, there was a large dent on the side of the vehicle.

UPDATE 2: A Tucson Velo follower on twitter set me a message saying the teen jumped a curb and ran into the car. KOLD is also reporting that the cyclist was riding the wrong way and struck the vehicle.

UPDATE: KVOA is reporting that the injuries were serious, but not life threatening.

According to the Tucson Police Department’s public information office a male teenager was struck by a car this afternoon near 22nd Street and Pantano. He was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

The public information officer did not have additional details about the crash, but said detectives were on the scene investigating.

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