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Cyclist in life-threatening condition after collision near DVP in Toronto: police

The scene of the collision in the area of Eglinton and the DVP on Friday. Global News

A cyclist is in life-threatening condition after a collision near the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto on Friday, police say.

Toronto police said emergency crews were called at 4:25 p.m. to the area of Eglinton Avenue East and the DVP for reports of a cyclist who was struck by a vehicle.

A silver Honda was travelling west along Eglinton Avenue East and took the southbound ramp onto the DVP, police said. At the time, a cyclist was crossing the ramp and was struck by the driver.

Police said officers located the man and paramedics took him to hospital.

The cyclist — a 21-year-old man — was reported to have life-threatening injuries.

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

The southbound ramp to the DVP from the westbound lanes of Eglinton Avenue was closed following the incident.

Police said delays could be expected in the area.

— with files from Global News’ Isaac Callan

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