Bicyclist seriously injured at Torrey Pines State Beach

A man riding a bicycle down a slope to Torrey Pines State Beach on Sunday crashed and suffered a serious head injury, a San Diego police sergeant said.

The cyclist was riding his bike around 11:50 a.m., northbound in the 11900 block of Torrey Pines Road, when he lost control and struck a concrete storm drain, Sgt. Ray Battrick said.

He suffered a head injury and bleeding on the brain, but was expected to survive after being taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital, the sergeant said.