Bicyclist Struck by Car, Seriously Hurt in Colchester

A bicyclist was airlifted to the hospital in serious condition after being struck by a car Wednesday night on Route 16 in Colchester, according to state police.

Police said the collision was reported around 7 p.m. near the intersection of Route 16 and Silver Meadow Drive in Colchester. Route 16 was closed between Cabin Road and Bulkeley Hill Road while authorities investigated.

A LifeStar medical helicopter airlifted the bicyclist to the hospital. Police have not released the name of the victim.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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