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  11-Year-Old Cyclist Suffers Serious Injuries in Whitby

May 17, 2018 09:48 ET

An 11-year-old male sustained serious injuries after his bicycle struck a parked vehicle in Whitby yesterday.

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at approximately 5:38 p.m., members of Central West Division were called to the area of Lady May Drive and Gabrielle Crescent after a cyclist struck a vehicle that was parked on the roadway. The 11-year-old Whitby cyclist was travelling on his bicycle northbound from Lady May Park with some friends when he failed to negotiate a turn and collided into the rear of a vehicle. The young boy was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. He suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to a Toronto area trauma center where he remains in stable condition.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call Cst. Waters of Central West Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1836.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.