DEVELOPING PATERSON NJ: Severe Injuries Reported for Bicyclist Struck by Car in Paterson

There are severe injuries reported for a bicyclist who was struck by a car at a location in Paterson.

According to preliminary reports, emergency responders rushed to the vicinity of River and Sassafras streets after receiving reports of a person hit by a car at approximately 11:55 a.m.

Arriving rescue crews found a severely injured male lying on the ground after a car struck him according to police.

EMS rushed the victim to St. Joseph's Hospital, where doctors treated life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the car stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police. The age of the victim has not been released at this time.

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