• Bicyclist seriously injured in Allston crash

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    BOSTON - A bicyclist was seriously injured after being hit by a tow truck in Allston Tuesday night.

    The crash happened around 10:30 at the intersection of Linden Street and Brighton Avenue.

    The driver of the truck told The Boston Globe that he was driving through the intersection and had a green light when the cyclist ran a red light and was hit.

    The driver of the truck remained at the scene, police said, and the cyclist was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

    Police said the crash remains under investigation.

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