2 bicyclists injured in separate crashes during STP ride

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Two bicyclists riding in the annual Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic were injured Saturday morning in separate crashes.

Police told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News the first incident happened on Eastlake Avenue East near Fuhrman Avenue when a rider hit a center curb and landed on the pavement.

Medics took the bicyclist to a hospital at the University of Washington. The rider’s condition is unknown.

The second incident happened on State Route 507 near Roy.

According to the Washington State Patrol, the bicyclist was hit by a vehicle.

The bicyclist was taken to a hospital with a possible broken ankle and minor abrasions.

Thousands of bicyclists started the ride at the University of Washington, and the 200-mile ride will finish at Holladay Park in Portland.