A bicyclist was hospitalized Friday after she was hit by a tow truck in Mira Mesa, police confirmed.
At around 12:40 p.m., a driver in flatbed tow truck leaving a parking lot on the west side of Westview Parkway near Mira Mesa Boulevard collided with a bicyclist crossing in front of the truck. The busy area is home to several shopping centers and restaurants.
The bicyclist, a 27-year-old woman, was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital with serious injuries but is expected to survive.
Police said the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators. He was not hurt. The driver told NBC 7 he does not remember the accident.
The tow truck belongs to a local company called Brownfield Auto Auction. NBC 7 has reached out to the company multiple times and we have not yet received a statement from them.
Check back for updates on this developing story.