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Woman on bike thrown 100 feet after being hit by car

Published On: Sep 19 2013 09:38:31 AM CDT
Photo of Oroville vehicle vs bike

Courtesy: John Loewe/Oroville Mirror

OROVILLE, Calif. -

A woman was seriously injured after being hit by a car in Oroville.    These are photos of the crash taken by John Loewe of the Oroville Mirror newspaper.     

The collision happened around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on Grand Avenue in Oroville.

A car hit a woman on a bicycle, throwing her about 100 feet.  The car then hit a power pole, shearing it off, and knocking it into the street.  The road was closed for quite some time.

We have a call into Oroville Police to see if the driver will face any charges.