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Cyclist seriously injured after being struck by semi-truck in east Kamloops

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December 19, 2017 - 7:58 AM

KAMLOOPS - A cyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a semi-truck in east Kamloops last night.

Kamloops RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says the 42-year-old cyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was hit by a car at approximately 6:30 p.m. yesterday, Dec. 18, while crossing Highway 1 at Vicars Road in Valleyview.

Witnesses and the driver of the semi-truck told police that the driver was heading eastbound through a green light at Vicars Road. The cyclist crossed on a red light across the westbound lanes, and into the eastbound lanes where he was struck.


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