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One man seriously injured in car vs. bike crash in Portland

The 63-year-old cyclist was taken to Maine Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

PORTLAND, Maine — A 63-year-old man is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after he collided with an SUV towing a boat trailer Tuesday night.

Portland police say the crash happened near 335 Forest Avenue just before 6 p.m. 

The SUV was being driven by a 22-year-old from Portland. Names are not being released at this time.

The victim was taken to Maine Medical Center by MEDCU.

According to a spokesperson, one lane of traffic was closed in each direction around 7:30 p.m.

There was also a bicycle with a broken front wheel along with some personal items in the middle of the road.

Witnesses at a nearby hair salon told NEWS CENTER Maine they saw an ambulance respond and then leave the scene.

This story will be updated.