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Cyclist suffers serious injuries after colliding with pickup truck in Burlington: police

Halton police are investigating the crash, which sent the cyclist to hospital on Thursday afternoon.
Halton police are investigating the crash, which sent the cyclist to hospital on Thursday afternoon. Halton Regional Police
Police in Burlington are investigating a collision between a pickup truck and a cyclist that put the rider in hospital on Thursday afternoon.Halton Regional Police say they got a call around 4:30 p.m. to a location near Queen Elizabeth Way and Fairview Street. Upon arrival, police say they discovered a male cyclist with serious injuries.

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Collision reconstruction investigators believe the Dodge Ram pickup, which was pulling an enclosed trailer, exited the Queen Elizabeth Way off-ramp and was attempting an eastbound turn onto Fairview Street.The 35-year-old cyclist from Burlington was reportedly travelling westbound on the sidewalk and collided with the trailer at the intersection.The driver of the Dodge, a 60-year-old man from the Bancroft area, remained at the scene.Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 905-825-4747 ext. 5065.
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