A bicyclist was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon after he was struck by a vehicle on Airline Highway.

The bicyclist was trying to cross Airline Highway when a vehicle hit him near the intersection with St. Gerard Avenue, said Cpl. L’Jean McKneely, a Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman.

EMS confirmed the man was taken to Oschner Medical Center. His injuries are moderate, McKneely said.

The driver was not ticketed, McKneely said.