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Montreal police investigating after car crash sends cyclist to hospital

The 57-year-old cyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The 57-year-old cyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries. TVA

A 57-year-old cyclist was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a car in the Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension borough on Sunday.

Police spokesperson Manuel Couture says two cars collided at the intersection of Crémazie and Saint-Michel boulevards around 6 p.m.

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After the vehicles collided, one of the cars changed its trajectory and hit the cyclist, according to police.

Couture says investigators believe one of the cars may have run a red light, leading to the crash.

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Officials do not fear for the cyclist’s life.

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