Cyclist in his 80s suffers life-threatening injuries after being struck by vehicle in Mississauga
Published October 11, 2022 at 10:53 am
An elderly man hit by a vehicle this morning in Mississauga was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
A vehicle struck the man in his 80s as he was cycling in the Blueheron Boulevard and Loonlake Avenue area in Mississauga at 8:37 a.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 11), Peel Regional Police said in a tweet.
The man was transported to a trauma centre with serious injuries, police said. They later tweeted that his condition is now life-threatening. The driver remained on scene.
Eastbound Blueheron Boulevard is closed from Loonlake Avenue and police ask drivers to use alternate routes.
The Major Collision Bureau is investigating.
– Blueheron Bv/Loonlake Av #Mississauga
– Cyclist Struck
– 1 vehicle, Driver remained on scene
– Male in his 80’s transported to trauma centre with serious injuries.
– E/B Blueheron Bv closed from Loonlake Av
– Use alternate routes
– C/R at 8:37 a.m
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPolice) October 11, 2022