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Media Release

Release Date: July 13th, 2019 - 4:29pm

Originator: D/Constable, John Vermeulen, Collision Reconstruction Unit, 905-825-4747 ext. 5065

Contact: D/Constable, John Vermeulen, Collision Reconstruction Unit, 905-825-4747 ext. 5065

Location: Burlington


Serious Cyclist Collision in Burlington

‚ÄčOn Saturday July 13, 2019 the Halton Regional Police Service responded to a report of a serious injury collision, involving a cyclist and a stationary motor vehicle on Walkers Line, south of No. 1 Side Road, in the City of Burlington.

A 54 year old male cyclist of Burlington was travelling southbound on Walkers Line, south of No.1 Side Road.  A 31 year old male resident of Orangeville was parked on the roadway as a result of a mechanical issue.  The cyclist collided with the rear of the vehicle and the male sustained injuries requiring medical treatment. The vehicle occupant was uninjured.

Ambulance arrived and transported the male to Hamilton General Hospital for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries.  Family was notified and attended the hospital. 

Due to the serious nature of the injuries, the Collision Reconstruction Unit responded and took carriage of the investigation.  The scene was held for approximately 3 hours for the at-scene collision investigation.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905 825-4747 extension 5065 or tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.