- Associated Press - Thursday, July 10, 2014

MOLALLA, Ore. (AP) - Oregon State Police say a bicyclist was hospitalized in critical condition after he was struck by a pickup on Highway 211 east of Molalla.

Lt. Gregg Hastings says the 44-year-old man might have been under in the influence of alcohol Thursday morning when he veered into the path of the pickup approaching from behind.

The bicyclist was taken by helicopter to OHSU Hospital. The driver was not hurt.

The incident closed the highway for about 45 minutes.