Bicyclists hit by car on Fiesta Island

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SAN DIEGO – Scripps Media, Inc. – Eight bicyclists were injured after a wrong-way driver careened into them on Fiesta Island Tuesday night.

The incident occurred just before 6:30 p.m. on Fiesta Island Road.

According to San Diego police, a group of about 20 bicyclists were riding in a group when a 49-year-old woman driving a Geo Prism struck them head-on.

One of the riders suffered broken ribs, a major vertebrae fracture and internal injuries. The other seven suffered minor injuries.

The driver was also hospitalized. Her condition was not confirmed.

Officers are investigating. Charges could be brought against the driver.