Police: Bicyclist hit by vehicle in West Hartford

View of West Hartford Police Department in West Hartford, Conn., on Thursday Jan. 7, 2020.

WEST HARTFORD — A bicyclist was injured and sent to a hospital after a crash with a car Monday on King Philip Drive, police said.

Capt. Eric Rocheleau wrote in a release that the extent of the bicyclist’s injuries were not known. A stretch of the road — the part between Old Meadow and Hilldale roads — was still closed at the time of the release, which was sent out around 2 p.m.

“The area is expected to be closed for several hours,” he wrote.

Police and fire officials responded around 12:20 p.m. Monday for a reported incident involving a car and a bicycle, according to Rocheleau.

“The West Hartford Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team are on scene and investigating,” he wrote.

Connecticut Media Group