Cyclist hit by truck near Spadina and Dundas

TORONTO – A female cyclist is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a truck in downtown Toronto Wednesday morning.

The incident happened about 7:25 a.m. near the intersection of Spadina and Dundas Street.

The cyclist was pinned under the vehicle for a period of time but emergency crews managed to pull her out using a jack and air bags.

Toronto EMS say the 25-year-old cyclist was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries to her legs and pelvis.

INTERVIEW: Acting District Fire Chief Colin Giffin provides an update.

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