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Police seeking witnesses after cyclist injured in collision on Whyte Avenue

Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a cyclist early Saturday morning. May 25, 2019.
Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a cyclist early Saturday morning. May 25, 2019. Global News

Editor’s note: Edmonton police said on Monday the cyclist was 19-years-old, not 35 as previously stated.

A cyclist in Edmonton was taken to hospital with serious injuries early Saturday morning after she was struck by a car in a crosswalk. The collision happened around 4:20 a.m. Saturday.

The 19-year-old cyclist was travelling west on 82 Avenue when she was struck by a dark-coloured, four-door sedan that police said was attempting to turn north onto 75 Street from Whyte Avenue.

The woman was taken to hospital by paramedics in serious, but stable condition.

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Police say the vehicle left the scene.

Edmonton Police Service’s major collisions unit is investigating. Officers are looking for any witnesses to the alleged hit-and-run as well as anyone who has information about the driver, who police say fled the scene.

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Witnesses are being asked to contact police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone.