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Cyclist injured after hit by car in Cottonwood Heights

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Oct 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-22 14:41:52-04

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah -- A cyclist is in stable condition after he was hit by a car in Cottonwood Heights Tuesday.

The accident happened at 7200 South Wasatch Blvd. near the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Officers said a woman was driving her vehicle northbound on Wasatch Blvd. when she hit a man on a bicycle. They said the woman didn't have any notice of the bicycle, which was trying to pull behind some stopped cars.

A medical helicopter responded to the scene and transported the man to an area hospital. Officers said the man was not wearing a helmet, and he suffered head trauma.

The man was previously listed in critical condition, but has since been upgraded to stable condition.

FOX 13 will update this story with more details as soon as they become available.