A 66-year-old man was rushed to hospital in crucial situation after he was struck by a dump truck whereas biking on Saint-Laurent Boulevard in Montreal’s Villeray neighbourhood on Tuesday afternoon.
Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant stated after the collision, the bicycle owner remained pinned beneath the truck.
The help of firefighters was obligatory to drag the person out from beneath the truck.
He was rushed to hospital with life-threatening accidents, Brabant stated.
In accordance with preliminary info gathered by police, each the truck and the bicycle owner had been heading south on Saint-Laurent when the truck driver tried a right-hand flip onto de Liège Road, hitting the bicycle owner.
The truck driver, a person in his 60s, was handled onsite for shock.
A fringe has been arrange and Saint-Laurent is closed south of Crémazie Boulevard to permit collision specialists to evaluation the scene.
Brabant stated the closure of the road resulted in a buildup of visitors main into the push hour.
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