Portland police say a bicyclist was hit and injured late Thursday evening by a van, the second time this week that a cyclist has been struck by a motor vehicle in the city.

Police said the bicyclist was struck around 8 p.m. at the intersection of Forest Avenue and State Street. The rider was taken to Maine Medical Center with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

No additional details were available.

Portland police said a 63-year-old man was seriously injured Tuesday evening when his bike collided with a boat trailer being towed by an SUV. The driver of the SUV, a 22-year-old Portland resident, was not charged. That collision took place in the vicinity of 335 Forest Ave.


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