Cyclist loses control, strikes pole in the Bronx

Scene of a bike crash along Westchester Ave and E 160 Street in the Bronx.

WOODSTOCK, the Bronx — A man riding a bicycle is in critical condition after he struck a pole in the Bronx.

The 37-year-old man was riding his bike along Westchester Avenue and E 160th Street in Woodstock at about 1:15 a.m. when he lost control and crashed into a pole, police said.

The bicyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered head trauma and was taken to the hospital in critical condition, cops said.