NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A cyclist was in serious condition Sunday afternoon after a collision with an Uber cab while riding a Citi Bike in Chelsea, authorities said.
The accident happened around 11:40 a.m. at Ninth Avenue and 21st Street.READ MORE: COVID Restrictions: New York City Restaurants Can Increase Capacity, New Jersey Raises Gathering Limits
Police said the Uber driver, a 23-year-old man, was headed south on Ninth Avenue while the cyclist was headed west on 21st Street. The cyclist, a 23-year-old man from Rochester, ran a red light and then ran into the Uber sport-utility vehicle cab, police said.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In NYC: City Officials Modifying Outreach Efforts As Demand For Vaccines Plummets
The Uber cab driver remained at the scene, police said.
The cyclist was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue and was reported in serious condition, according to the FDNY.MORE NEWS: New York Population Declines By More Than 100K, Census Numbers Show
The NYPD Collision Investigation Squad was investigating.