Cyclist seriously injured in collision with car in Portland

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Jun. 19—A 36-year-old Portland cyclist was seriously injured Friday evening in a collision with a car on Washington Avenue.

The crash happened around 6:15 p.m. near East Kidder Street, according to a statement from the Portland Police Department.

The injured man was transported to Maine Medical Center for treatment.

The car was driven by a 50-year-old man from South Portland. No charges had been filed Friday night.

The busy road was closed for several hours while a collision reconstruction team investigated the crash.

Police were withholding the names of both men and all other information.