Police are seeking help from the public after a cyclist was struck and severely injured in a hit-and-run crash on Saturday morning.
Patrol officers responded to the crash in the early hours of August 6 after receiving a report of a cyclist being hit by a vehicle. The crash occurred at approximately 5:15 a.m. in the intersection of Ouellette Avenue and Shepherd Street.
A male victim and the damaged bike were discovered in the roadway. Officers did not, however, find the vehicle that struck the cyclist at the scene of the crash. An investigation into the hit-and-run collision was subsequently launched and is ongoing.
Cyclist Involved in Hit-and-Run Hospitalized
The victim, a male cyclist, sustained what are believed to be life-threatening injuries in the collision. He was taken to hospital for treatment, but no further information is known about his identity or condition at this time.
Police Seek Help From the Public
According to a report in the Windsor News, police are asking the public, including other drivers, for details or video footage that could provide insight about the crash.
If you have information, please contact Windsor Police Service Traffic Unit Officers at 519-945-9645, ext. 222. You can also submit a statement online at Crime Stoppers (www.catchcrooks.com) if you wish to remain anonymous.
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