VPD is investigating a hit-and-run that sent an elderly cyclist to hospital with life-threatening injuries shortly before 10 a.m. today.
The cyclist, a man in his 70s from Vancouver, was riding near 4th Avenue and Collingwood Street when he was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop. The cyclist was taken to hospital and is in serious condition.
Witness reports suggest a taxi may have been involved.
The VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit is leading the investigation and has identified a suspect. The investigation is ongoing and further details will be provided as they come available.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Collision Investigation Unit at 604-717-3012.