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12-year-old boy hit by car while on bike in Innisfil: South Simcoe police

On Friday at around 5:30 p.m., the boy and his sister were riding their bikes eastbound on Big Bay Point Road near 25 Sideroad, police say.
On Friday at around 5:30 p.m., the boy and his sister were riding their bikes eastbound on Big Bay Point Road near 25 Sideroad, police say. South Simcoe Police / File / Twitter

A 12-year-old boy’s condition is improving after he was hit by a car while riding his bike early Friday evening in Innisfil, South Simcoe police say.

On Friday at around 5:30 p.m., the boy and his sister were riding their bikes eastbound on Big Bay Point Road near 25 Sideroad, police say.

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According to officers, a Kia travelling east attempted to pass the cyclists and came into contact with the boy’s bicycle.

The child was rushed to a local hospital and later transported to a Toronto hospital, police say.

The driver of the Kia remained at the scene and spoke to police, officers add.

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Police say several witnesses have come forward, which has assisted the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

Officers say anyone with information can contact the South Simcoe Police Service at 905-775-3311 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.