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UPDATE: Cyclist Injured Leg in Thursday Morning Incident

Biker sent to Kings County Hospital after crash at Myrtle and Vanderbilt avenues.

UPDATE: Cyclist Injured Leg in Thursday Morning Incident UPDATE: Cyclist Injured Leg in Thursday Morning Incident UPDATE: Cyclist Injured Leg in Thursday Morning Incident

Update, 3:19 p.m.: The FDNY provided a bit more information as to the extent of the injuries suffered by a cyclist hit this morning on Myrtle Avenue. According to fire officials, the man received a cut to the head and a leg injury as a result of being pinned underneath the vehicle. 

Kings County Hospital would not divulge the biker's condition, citing privacy concerns.

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Update, 10:58 a.m.: An employee of a restaurant at 400 Myrtle Ave. who witnessed this morning's incident confirmed that the man struck by a vehicle had been riding a bicycle.

"I just saw the bike on the ground," said the employee, Syan, who declined to give his last name. "And lots of people."

Syan said the accident occurred when a car traveling northbound on Vanderbilt Avenue attempted to make a left turn westbound on Myrtle.

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Update, 9:35 a.m.: According to a FDNY spokesman, the man hit this morning was pinned for an unknown amount of time underneath the vehicle.

More as this story develops.

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The New York City Fire Department received a call regarding a man hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Myrtle and Vanderbilt avenues at 8:29 a.m. Thursday.

According to FDNY, the man may have been on a bicycle at the time of the accident.

An ambulance transported the injured man, described as being in his 30s, to Kings County Hospital, fire officials said.

His condition is unknown.

Check back with Patch for more updates.

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