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Cyclist dies after being struck by SUV in Henrico

Posted at 10:37 PM, Apr 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-14 23:13:13-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- An adult male is dead after being hit by an SUV while riding a bicycle in Henrico County Thursday night.

Police said a call came in around 8:54 p.m. for a cyclist struck near the intersection of Gaskins and Springfield Roads. Police said a Chevy Trailblazer SUV struck the man while he was riding along Springfield Rd.

Gaskins and Springfield Roads

Gaskins and Springfield Roads

The driver of the vehicle did stop and was being questioned at the scene. There is no word on charges on this time.

A crash team was on the scene investigate the crash.

"We have officers especially trained to reconstruct these accidents and that's whose on the scene now to try to reconstruct it," said Lt. Richard Cosby with Henrico Police. "That involved inspecting the scene taking measurements, interviewing witnesses as well as the driver before any charges may be placed."

Police said Gaskins Rd. is closed between Springfield and Mineral Springs for up to two hours.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.