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Teenage cyclist seriously injured in Rosemont–La-Petite-Patrie collision

Montreal police are investigating after a collision involving a car and a cyclist in Rosemont. Monday, June 30, 2018. Montreal police/Twitter

A 16-year-old girl was rushed to hospital Monday afternoon after she was involved in a collision with a vehicle in Montreal’s Rosemont–La-Petite-Patrie borough.

Montreal police were called to the intersection of St-Joseph Boulevard and 16 Avenue at 12:30 p.m.

Montreal police spokesperson Manuel Couture said the teen was riding her bike southbound on 16 Avenue when she collided with a car going east on St-Joseph.

Initial reports indicate the girl may have run a stop sign.

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She has been taken to hospital with serious injuries to her head. Her condition was listed as critical.

The 59-year-old female driver of the vehicle was also taken to hospital to be treated for shock.

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The intersection was closed for several hours as police investigated.

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