OTTAWA -- A cyclist is in serious condition in hospital after being hit by a driver Tuesday evening.

Emergency responders were called to the intersection of Bronson Avenue and Somerset Street West at around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Ottawa police say a driver struck a cyclist. The driver of the vehicle was not injured, but Ottawa paramedics said that the cyclist, a 58-year-old man, was taken to the Ottawa Hospital in serious condition with a head injury. 

The road was closed late Tuesday night but reopened early Wednesday morning.

Police said the vehicle involved was a black 2011 Cadillac Escalade. The bike was pink.

Witnesses are asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Collision Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 2481. Police would also like to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage from the area.