Police: Bicyclist struck by pickup truck and critically injured in Stamford

A bicycle rider in Stamford was critically injured after he was hit by a pickup truck shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Police say the truck was trying to make a left turn from East Main Street when it struck the bike going in the opposite direction.
The bike rider is being treated at Stamford Hospital.
The driver was issued a ticket for making an improper turn.
Police urge witnesses to come forward while they investigate.