CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) – Chapel Hill police are investigating a crash Tuesday afternoon that left a cyclist with life-threatening injuries, a news release said Wednesday.

Around noon Tuesday, the cyclist was heading west on Franklin Street near Graham Street. A driver in a parked car opened the door to get out.

The cyclist ran into it and was thrown from the bicycle, police said.

The bicyclist was taken to UNC Hospitals with life-threatening injuries.

Police said their investigation is still underway.