WALNUT CREEK-- A bicyclist was killed in an early morning crash Thursday after colliding with a SUV headed in the opposite direction, police said.

The cyclist was traveling northbound on Bancroft Road near Mayhew Way at about 7:30 a.m. when he collided with an SUV headed southbound, Sgt. Joe Dunleavy said.

The man suffered major injuries and was taken to the hospital where he later died, Dunleavy said. The driver of the SUV was uninjured.

The cause of the collision is under investigation by both the Concord and Walnut Creek police departments due to the location of the accident, on the border between the two cities, Dunleavy said.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact Walnut Creek police at 925-943-5844.

Contact Erin Ivie at 925-847-2122. Follow her at Twitter.com/erin_ivie.



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