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Cyclist hospitalized after being hit by truck: Saskatoon police

A file photo of a Saskatoon police vehicle. File / Global News

UPDATE: Traffic restrictions have been lifted.

Saskatoon police were called to reports of a vehicle hitting a cyclist early Thursday evening.

At approximately 5:27 p.m., Saskatoon police responded to a collision between a vehicle and a cyclist at Stonebridge Boulevard and Cope Crescent.

Police say a 29 year-old man was walking his bike at a crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle.

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He was transported to hospital by Medavie Health Services with serious, life-threatening injuries. Police say he is now in stable condition.

Six police vehicles were on scene, where traffic restrictions remain in place. The driver of the vehicle also remained on scene.

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His vehicle reportedly ended up on the meridian on top of some trees.

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