Cyclist taken to hospital after being struck by vehicle in Vaughan, police say

An officer and a York Regional Police cruiser at the service's Richmond Hill station. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Vaughan, police say.

In a tweet, York Regional Police said the incident occurred in the Jane Street and Ahmadiyya Avenue area, close to Cunningham Drive.

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Police said a cyclist was struck at around 4:08 p.m.

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In an update on Tuesday, police said the cyclist — a 65-year-old man — was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Officers said he remains in hospital in critical condition.

According to police, the driver of the vehicle — a blue Honda CRV — remained at the scene.

Officers said the 57-year-old driver was not injured as a result of the collision.

Anyone with information, or who may have dashcam or other video footage of the incident, is asked to contact police.

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