A cyclist and motorist collided in Fort Collins Thursday morning and is being treated for serious injuries.

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The cyclist is said to have been riding Eastbound down Mountain Avenue when the accident occurred. The cyclist was crossing Sheilds when he was struck by a blue SUV. He was sent flying into the vehicles windshield. It is believed that it took the driver of the vehicle about 40 feet before they came to a complete stop after hitting the cyclist.The cyclist, who's name has not been released was wearing a helmet. He was taken to The Medical Center of the Rockies.

Initial investigations into the accident that occurred Thursday morning around 11a.m. indicates that the vehicle may have ran a red light.

[Source: Coloradoan]