Bike crash

Lincoln police investigate a bike-vehicle crash near the intersection of Pioneers Boulevard and Folsom Street on Thursday evening.

A 69-year-old man was taken to the hospital in critical condition after his bicycle was rear-ended by a truck in southwest Lincoln on Thursday evening.

The crash occurred shortly before 7 p.m. at the intersection of Pioneers Boulevard and Folsom Street, Lincoln Police Sgt. Thomas Ward said.

Both the bike and the truck were heading westbound on Pioneers Boulevard when the accident occurred, Ward said. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

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