RED BLUFF, Calif. -

A cyclist was hit by a car in Red Bluff on Monday while trying to cross Diamond Ave. on South Main St.

The accident happened around 4 p.m. when 31-year-old Joseph Kigar attempted to cross the street on his bicycle and was struck by a Nissan Altima.

Red Bluff police said that Kigar sustained serious head and bodily injuries and was transported to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Red Bluff before being flown to Mercy Hospital in Redding.