A bicyclist was transported by medical helicopter to a Pensacola hospital after being hit by a car in Destin late Tuesday night.

According to Destin EMS Battalion Chief Bronson Coleman, the incident occurred about midnight at 14075 Emerald Coast Parkway, in the area of Hancock Bank and Jim & Nick's.

While no further information was available early Wednesday morning, Coleman noted the victim was in stable condition at the scene prior to transport to the hospital.