Bicyclist hospitalized after being struck by car on Rockville Pike

A bicyclist is currently fighting for his life at a local hospital after being struck by a vehicle on a busy roadway in Rockville

Around 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Rockville City police, Montgomery County police, and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the scene of the collision on Rockville Pike and Talbott Street. 

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Upon arriving in the area, officers found the victim had been hit by Mercedes SUV. The bicyclist was assesed at the scene by authorities, and taken to a nearby hosptial with life-threatening injuries. 

The bicyclist was identified as a 65-year-old man. Police did not release any other details about the victim.

The driver of the Mercedes remained at the scene after the crash. 

Officials blocked all southbound lanes of Rockville Pike at Talbott Street after the incident. Those lanes have since reopened.

This is a developing story. Check back with FOX 5 for updates.