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Cyclist, 11, facing ‘serious’ injuries following crash with truck in Essa, Ont.

An officer found an 11-year-old boy with serious injuries who was transported to a local hospital before he was airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

An 11-year-old cyclist is facing “serious” injuries after colliding with a pickup truck in Essa, Ont., on Thursday night.

A Nottawasaga OPP officer was on patrol in the area of Elizabeth and Simcoe streets in Angus when they noticed a large gathering of people.

The officer then found an 11-year-old boy with serious injuries who was transported to a local hospital before he was airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital.

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According to police, the pickup truck driver didn’t sustain any injuries.

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The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Nottawasaga OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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