September 17, 2018 12:43 pm
Updated: September 17, 2018 1:48 pm

2 cyclists struck by vehicles in separate incidents in Toronto

Toronto police say a cyclist has suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a transport truck.

Jeremy Cohn/ Global News

Toronto police say two cyclists were seriously hurt after being struck by vehicles in separate incidents on Monday.

On Monday morning, police said a cyclist suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a transport truck at Keele Street and Steeles Avenue.

Toronto paramedics said the call came in around 10 a.m. and a female victim, about 18 years old, was transported to hospital in serious condition.

Police say the intersection is expected to be closed for an extended period of time for an investigation.

Early Monday afternoon, police said a cyclist was struck by a bus in the area of Bay and Wellington streets. Witnesses reported that the woman ended up underneath the vehicle, police tweeted.

Paramedics said a woman in her 30s was taken to a trauma centre with serious injuries.

Bay Street is closed from Wellington to Front streets.​



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