Cyclist dies in hospital after collision at Ninth and Sydney: police

CCPS Const. Matt Dupuis, kneeling, and another officer take measurements after a collision between a car and a bicycle near the intersection of Ninth and Sydney Streets on July 14, 2015. (Cornwall Newswatch/Bill Kingston)

CORNWALL – City police say an elderly cyclist, involved in a collision with a car near the intersection of Ninth and Sydney Streets, has died of his injuries.

“As a result of the collision the 70-year-old cyclist was sent to hospital with serious injuries and later succumbed to his injuries,” said Const. Dan Cloutier in a media statement.

Emergency crews were in the area around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday where the collision happened, just north of the intersection.

A police investigation is ongoing.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call Const. Matthew Dupuis at 613-933-5000 extension 2755.

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