Teen in Serious Condition After His Bicycle Collides With Deputies’ Patrol Car in Palmdale: LASD

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Authorities on Thursday were investigating a collision between a 16-year-old bicyclist and a patrol vehicle in Palmdale, officials said.

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy patrol vehicle collided with a 16-year-old bicyclist on Jan. 4, 2017. (Credit: Ed Frommer)

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy patrol vehicle collided with a 16-year-old bicyclist on Jan. 4, 2017. (Credit: Ed Frommer)

The incident occurred around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of 47th Street East and Avenue S when the teen crossed the street against a red light, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The deputies were traveling north on 47th Street with a green light and unable to stop in time when the bicyclist, who was heading east on Avenue S, rode in front of the patrol vehicle, the release states.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies survey the scene after a bicyclist collided with a patrol vehicle on Jan. 4, 2017. (Credit: Ed Frommer)

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies survey the scene after a bicyclist collided with a patrol vehicle on Jan. 4, 2017. (Credit: Ed Frommer)

The teen was transported to a local hospital and is listed in serious condition, authorities said. He has not been identified and was only described as a black 16-year-old.

The deputies, whose names have not been released, were unharmed, officials said.