Serious crash involving a bicyclist and dump truck in Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A busy street in Colorado Springs was closed Tuesday afternoon for a serious crash involving a bicyclist and a dump truck.

The crash happened at Fillmore Street and Union Boulevard. Parts of the intersection were closed for the investigation. At one point police reported to 11 News the crash was fatal. Later in the day authorities were stating the cyclist had life-threatening injuries.

Early into the investigation police said they believe the dump truck was traveling southbound on Union making a right turn onto Fillmore. While turning the cyclist was hit in a crosswalk. It isn't clear if the cyclist or dump truck had the right of way.

This is a developing story and as more information becomes available this article will be updated.