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Cyclist in hospital after dooring incident in Montreal’s Plateau-Mont-Royal

Montreal police are treating the collision as an accident for now. Mario Beauregard/The Canadian Press

A 41-year-old cyclist is recovering in hospital after a collision involving a parked vehicle on Mont- Royal Avenue near the intersection of De Lorimier Avenue in Montreal’s Plateau-Mont-Royal borough.

Montreal police spokesperson Raphael Bergeron said it happened at around 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday when the cyclist collided with the vehicle’s door.

“She was projected to the ground,” Bergeron said, adding the cyclist suffered serious injuries.

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She was conscious and breathing during her transport to hospital, Bergeron said, and her condition was upgraded to stable Tuesday evening.

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The driver of the vehicle was treated for shock.

Collision experts were at the scene to determine the circumstances leading to the collision and whether any infractions were committed.

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