October 12, 2018 1:08 pm

Hamilton police appealing for witnesses to crash involving cyclist

Hamilton police are looking for witnesses to a crash that left a cyclist critically injured.

Hamilton Police

Hamilton Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision early Friday sent a cyclist to hospital in critical condition.

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Police say the cyclist was struck from behind by a Chevy Malibu around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Trinity Church and Golf Club roads.

The 68-year-old male cyclist was thrown from his bicycle, ending up on the roadway, police say.

He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, a 54-year-old Hamilton man, was not injured and remained at the scene to speak with officers.

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Investigators have ruled out speed and impairment as contributing factors in the crash.

Any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are asked to call (905) 546-4753 or (905) 546-4755.

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