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Cyclist in critical condition after being hit by vehicle in Markham

A photo from the scene at John Street, west of Bayview Avenue on June 28.
A photo from the scene at John Street, west of Bayview Avenue on June 28. Andrew Collins / Global News

York Regional Police say a male cyclist has critical injuries after he was hit by a vehicle in Markham.

Emergency crews were called to Bayview Avenue and John Street at around 3:46 p.m. Sunday.

Police said the cyclist was taken to a trauma centre in critical condition with a severe head injury.

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Investigators said the driver remained at the scene.

Officers closed down John Street between Bayview Avenue and Baywood Gate for the investigation.

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