A bicycle rider was hit by a car Wednesday evening in El Centro.

The accident occurred at abut 7:00 p.m. on South 4th Street at Wensley. El Centro Fire Department and AMR Ambulance paramedics responded to the scene and treated the bike rider who was then airlifted to an out of the Valley trauma center by REACH Air Ambulance. The accident remains under investigation and no other details have been released yet.