Elderly cyclist hospitalized in crash with other rider

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bicyclists collidedSAN DIEGO – An elderly bicyclist was hospitalized after colliding with another bicyclist near Lake Miramar in Scripps Ranch Wednesday, police said.

A 73-year-old bicyclist was reportedly distracted and riding the wrong direction in a lane of traffic when he hit a cyclist, who was traveling the correct direction, San Diego police said.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Department responded the crash around 4:30 p.m. and transported the elderly man, who suffered major head trauma, to the hospital. His condition was unknown.

It was known if the other cyclist received treatment for his injuries.