YOUTH CYCLIST IN HOSPITAL AFTER COLLISION WITH VEHICLE IN SHELBURNE

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YOUTH CYCLIST IN HOSPITAL AFTER COLLISION WITH VEHICLE IN SHELBURNE

Shelburne Police responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of William Street and Robert Street during the afternoon hours on Friday June 9th 2017.

A teenage cyclist was involved in a collision with an SUV.  The cyclist was transported to hospital with serious injuries. The youth remains in hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation into the incident continues.

Shelburne Police is reminding everyone including cyclists and motorists; that they need to follow the rules of the roadways.  “It is everyone’s responsibility to keep our roadways safe.  Cyclists and motorists are required to come to a complete stop at stop signs and only enter the intersection if it safe to do so.  Further all cyclists under the age of 18 are required by law to wear a helmet, but we are encouraging all cyclists regardless of age to wear a helmet”, states Constable Neumann.

If anyone has any information in relation to this case or any other matter, they are encouraged to contact the Shelburne Police Service at 519-925-3312 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.

2017-06-12T21:52:18+00:00