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Cyclist dead following collision with SUV in St. Catharines

Niagara Regional Police are investigating a collision west of St. Catharines involving three cyclists and an SUV on June 13, 2022. Don Mitchell / Global News

One person is dead after a collision involving three cyclists and an SUV west of St. Catharines on Monday night.

Niagara police say the riders were struck just after 6:30 p.m. by a Ford Edge on Seventh Street Louth between the South Service Road and Second Avenue Louth.

Collision investigators say all three cyclists, residents of Mexico working at an area farm, were treated on scene and taken by paramedics to a local hospital.

“One of the cyclists was in critical condition at the scene,” a Niagara police spokesperson said in a release.

“Despite resuscitative efforts at the scene and at the hospital, he was later pronounced deceased.”

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Police say the deceased is a 36-year-old who was living and working in St. Catharines.

The two other cyclists, 36 and 42-years-old also employed in the city, were last reported to be in stable condition as of Monday night suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.

Seventh Street Louth was closed overnight for hours for an investigation which was still ongoing as of Tuesday morning.

No charges have been laid in the matter.

Anyone with information on the collision can reach out to Niagara Regional Police.

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