July 19, 2014 10:43 am

Cyclist in critical condition after hit by van

Salter St. and College Ave. is closed this morning for an investigation

Global News

WINNIPEG – A cyclist is in critical condition after being hit by a van early Saturday morning.

Police have closed the intersection of Salter Street and College Avenue to investigate the crash.

The 40-year-old male cyclist was hit by the pictured red van just after 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

The cyclist was rushed to hospital in critical condition after the driver immediately stopped and called police.

Police say, “alcohol consumption by the cyclist is being considered as a factor in this collision.”

No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is still ongoing by members of the Central Traffic Unit.

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