Bicyclist fighting for life after crash with truck
Portland police officers responded to the crash in the 2700 block of Northwest Nicolai Street around 8:04 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, according to a news release.
The adult male cyclist was transported to an area hospital by ambulance, police say.
"The driver of the vehicle involved in this crash has remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation," a news release states.
Investigators say the bicyclist had just exited a parking lot and had entered the eastbound travel lane of Nicolai Street when he "crashed into a passing truck."
Portland's major crash team continues to investigate, and Nicolai Street is currently closed to vehicle traffic between 27th and 29th avenues.
Anyone with relevant information should call 503-823-2103.