LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS 11)--Northbound lanes of Dixie Highway are reopened after police say a car hit and injured a cyclist.

The accident happened after 5 a.m. in the 4800 block of Dixie near East Rockford Lane, about a mile south of 264.

According to LMPD, a bicyclist was traveling across Dixie Highway east to west and was struck by a passenger vehicle that was northbound on Dixie Highway.

As a result of the collision, the bicyclist was taken to University Hospital in critical condition.

The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating.