A 26-year-old cyclist is recovering in hospital from serious injuries after she was struck by a large truck in Ottawa's southeast end.

Paramedics responded at about 8:44 a.m. to the intersection of Smyth and Russell roads near the Elmvale shopping mall.

Once they arrived, paramedics found the woman on the ground in pain.

She was conscious and paramedics treated her for serious internal and pelvic injuries.

The cyclist was transported to hospital in serious but stable condition.

Ottawa police are investigating.