Cyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after being struck by vehicle in Uxbridge: police

The scene of the collision in Uxbridge on Saturday. Colin Williamson / Global News

Durham Regional Police say a cyclist suffered life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a vehicle in Uxbridge on Saturday.

In a news release, police said they received a call at around 11:50 a.m. for reports of a crash involving a cyclist and a vehicle on Regional Highway 47 at Old Stouffville Road.

Police said a 78-year-old Stouffville man driving a grey 2018 Toyota Rav 4 was heading north on Regional Highway 47 when he collided with the cyclist.

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The victim, a 64-year-old man, was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.

As of late Saturday, he was reported to be in critical condition.

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Police said the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene of the crash.

Officers are continuing to investigate and anyone with information is asked to contact them at 905-579-1520 ext. 5216 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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