Bicyclist crashes into curb avoiding car

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - A cyclist attempting to avoid a car hit the curb instead, crashing hard on his face.

Passersby attended to the injured man until medics arrived.

The bicyclist, who appeared to be carrying bags for touring, was taken to the hospital.

The crash happened just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday on 14th Street in Springfield.

There is no word yet on the extent of his injuries. He was bleeding from his head but appeared to have been wearing a helmet.