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Police seek driver who stuck elderly Kelowna cyclist

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May 29, 2013 - 11:30 AM

Kelowna RCMP want to talk to the driver of a car that struck a cyclist yesterday afternoon at the corner of Bertram Street and Harvey Avenue.

The hit and run happened at about 2:45 p.m. when an 86-year-old Kelowna man was riding his bike on the sidewalk and maneuvered onto the crosswalk without stopping. The car that hit him was blue, possibly a hatchback. It struck the front tire of the bicycle, knocking the elderly man to the ground, police say.

The cyclist was take to hospital by ambulance with undetermined, non life-threatening injuries.

Mounties say the driver of the car may not be aware he struck the cyclist and are simply wanting to speak with this person at this time.

Anyone with information can call Kelowna RCMP Const. Rojas at 250-762-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

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