Cyclist seriously injured in crash on Rich.

An unidentified man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon after he crashed his motorcycle into a car that had driven into his path.

According to Fairbanks Police Lieutenant Dan Welborn, authorities were contacted around 3:37 p.m. Saturday.

He says the accident closed southbound traffic along the Richardson Highway as police conducted their investigation.

Welborn says the unidentified drivers of the automobile were attempting to cross to roadway, and drove into the path of the motorcycle.

The man was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital with what Welborn described a "serious, but non-life threatening injuries."

The automobile driver was cited for failing to yield to oncoming traffic.