14 year-old cyclist sustains serious head injury following collision with vehicle

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Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a serious collision involving a cyclist in the Town of Aurora.   

On Monday, July 31, 2017, at 2:25 p.m., York Regional Police were called to the intersection of Yonge Street and Edward Street for a report that a cyclist had been struck. When officers arrived they found the cyclist, a 14-year-old boy from the Town of Newmarket, suffering from serious injuries. He was transported to hospital where his injuries were deemed life-threatening. The driver of the vehicle that struck the cyclist, a 35-year-old woman from the Town of Richmond Hill, remained at the scene.

The medical condition of the 14-year-old boy has improved and his injuries are now considered non-life-threatening.

This investigation is ongoing. Any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police are being asked to please come forward.

York Regional Police is asking anyone with information to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.