Release Date: September 12th, 2019 - 9:32pm
Originator: D/Constable, Oliver Caves, Collision Reconstruction, (905) 825-4747 ext. 5065
Contact: D/Constable, Collision Reconstruction, Collision Reconstruction, (905) 825-4747 ext. 5065
On Thursday September 12, 2019 at approximately 1630hrs, Halton Regional Police were dispatched to a personal injury motor vehicle collision in the City of Burlington. Initial information from the scene was that a male cyclist had been struck by a vehicle and was suffering with serious injuries.
Emergency services personnel arrived on scene and treated the 35 year old Burlington resident for serious injuries. He was subsequently transported to a local trauma centre, where he remains in serious condition.
The Collision Reconstruction Unit attended the scene and assumed responsibility for the investigation. It was determined that a Dodge Ram pick-up truck pulling an enclosed trailer exited the Queen Elizabeth Way off-ramp and was attempting an eastbound turn onto Fairview Street. The cyclist was westbound on the sidewalk and collided with the trailer in the intersection.
The driver of the Dodge, a 60 year old male from the Bancroft area remained on scene.
Police urge any witnesses, or anyone who may have dash camera footage, to contact investigators at (905) 825-4747 extension 5065.