Leader Herald Staff
A 46-year-old man from Malden riding his bicycle down the Parkway at 4:20 a.m. last week in the early morning darkness Wednesday was hit by an SUV and thrown from his bike onto the road.
He suffered serious injuries.
He was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital.
He apparently survived the accident.
A Massachusetts State Police spokesman said the vehicle involved was a 2007 Toyota RAV, driven by a 69-year-old Chelsea man who was not injured in the crash although the RAV suffered some damage.
The vehicle was towed to state police facility “for further investigation.”
He is believed to be the first victim of a serious traffic incident on the Parkway.
The Parkway is not marked with bike paths as major arteries have been marked on major arteries in Everett.