VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- A bicyclist is in critical condition after being hit by an SUV in Virginia Beach shortly before noon Monday.

Police say that based on preliminary information, a man was riding his bike eastbound on Virginia Beach Boulevard when he crossed over Kellam Road through a red light.

The driver of a Ford Escape -- who had a green light -- was making a left turn onto Virginia Beach Boulevard from Kellam when the vehicle struck the bicyclist.

The bicyclist was taken to the hospital, where he is reported to be in critical condition.

Police say charges are pending against the bicyclist.