A 58-year-old man on a bicycle suffered a head injury after being involved in a collision with a vehicle driving away from a stop sign early Wednesday, according to Bellingham Police.
It happened around 3:50 a.m. in the 3800 block of Byron Avenue.
The vehicle was driven by a 69-year-old woman, according to police Lt. Danette Beckley. Both the driver and the bicyclist are Whatcom County residents.
The bicyclist suffered a head injury and was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph hospital, Beckley said. The man was reported to be in critical condition.
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Investigators are reviewing the crash and traffic camera data, Beckley added.
Details regarding the speed of the vehicle, the man’s current condition, whether he was wearing a helmet, or whether there were any citations issued, were unavailable late Wednesday afternoon, Beckley said – the incident remains under investigation.