Car sends young cyclist to hospital after Brampton collision

The driver remained at the scene after the young cyclist was hit. Global News

A young person is in hospital after they were hit by a car while riding their bike in Peel Region on Friday evening.

In a tweet, Peel Regional Police said the incident took place in the area of Queen Mary Drive and Defrost Drive in Brampton. Officers were called to the scene around 6:48 p.m.

According to police, a youth was riding their bike when they were hit by a vehicle, whose driver remained at the scene.

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The young person, whose age and gender have not yet been released by police, was rushed to a local trauma centre in life-threatening condition, Peel paramedics told Global News.

Later on Friday night, the young person’s condition was said to no longer be life-threatening.

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