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Bicyclist helicoptered to hospital after trail accident


A man was hospitalized Saturday after an apparent bicycle accident on a trail in eastern Contra Costa County, firefighter paramedics said.

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District received a call about 6:49 a.m. Saturday of a bicyclist down on a trail in the Round Valley Regional Preserve, off March Creek Road south of Antioch, said Battalion Chief Jeff Burris.

The man was flown by helicopter to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek for treatment of head injuries and possible internal injuries, Burris said.

It wasn’t immediately known what caused the accident.

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