UPDATE (1:10 PM) -- According to EPD, The bicyclist that was injured in the accident has been identified as 31 year old William Garris from Elmira.

Police say he remains in critical condition and his condition is improving.

He is also expected to survive. 

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY)--A bicyclist is in critical condition after an accident with a car Saturday afternoon in Elmira. Elmira Police responded to the incident.

Elmira, police say it happened at about 2 PM Saturday at West Water and Walnut Streets.  The cyclist was heading over the Walnut Street Bridge when it turned left against the red light in front of the car when it was hit.

The cyclist was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The investigation into this accident is ongoing and EPD is asking anyone with information to call the Elmira Police Department at 607-271-HALT.