UNION, NJ - A bicyclist was struck by a car on Route 22 west Wednesday morning, closing one lane of the roadway and snarling traffic.

The accident occurred at about 10:30 a.m. near the Work N Gear store on Route 22.  According to Union police, the biker, from Newark, did not sustain life threatening injuries, but was transported to University Hospital.  The driver remained on scene.  All lanes of Route 22 West were reopened at about 12:30.