A man on a bicycle suffered critical injuries Saturday morning when he collided with a Metro train in Long Beach, authorities said.

The crash occurred at about 11:15 a.m. at Spring Street and Del Mar Avenue, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

A preliminary investigation indicated the bicyclist rode westbound on Spring Street around lowered railroad crossing arms into the path of the southbound train, police said. Paramedics took him to a hospital.

Spring Street was closed between Pacific Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard for the investigation, police said. It reopened at 3:45 p.m.

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