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updated: 7/3/2014 4:25 PM

80-year-old cyclist hit by car in Des Plaines

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An 80-year-old bicyclist is in the hospital after being hit by a car in Des Plaines on Thursday, police said.

The cyclist was struck by a vehicle that was driving westbound on Algonquin Road at Center Street at about 10:12 a.m. on Thursday, according to a news release.

The victim, an 80 year old Des Plaines resident, was taken to Lutheran General Hospital for head and neck injuries, but is expected to recover, police said.

The driver, Saber Jumah, 23 of Hickory Hills, was issued a citation for failing to yield to a cyclist in a crosswalk

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