An SUV and a bicyclist crashed in Sahuarita Friday morning, leaving the bicyclist in critical condition, police said.

Officers with the Sahuarita Police Department responded Oct. 13 at about 12:30 p.m. to a report of an injury collision near South La Cañada Drive and Sahuarita Boulevard, near the entrance to Rancho Resort, said Sgt. Michael Falquez in a news release.

The crash occurred north of the intersection and Rural Metro Fire Department paramedics took the bicyclist to a hospital.

The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

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Neither speed or alcohol appear to be factors in the crash, Falquez said.

Investigators ask that anyone who witnessed the crash call 911 and request to speak with an on-duty officer of the Sahuarita Police Department. A person can also call the department's tip line at 520-445-7847 and leave contact information. 

Contact reporter Carmen Duarte at or 573-4104. On Twitter: @cduartestar