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Police: Teen Bicyclist Critically Injured After Struck by Motor Vehicle in Hicksville

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The bicyclist suffered multiple head injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

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The Homicide Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Accident involving a bicyclist that occurred in Hicksville.
 
According to detectives, officers responded for a serious vehicular accident that occurred in the vicinity of Newbridge Road and Old Country Road. A male, 63, was driving a 2019 Nissan northbound on Newbridge Road and struck a bicyclist. The male bicyclist, 16, was crossing Old County Road west to east.
 
The bicyclist suffered multiple head injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He is listed in critical condition. The male driver had no injuries.
 
The vehicle was brake and safety tested.
 
The investigation is ongoing.