Kamloops cyclist left with serious head injuries after collision near Cinnamon Ridge

KAMLOOPS - A cyclist riding along Tranquille Road near Cinnamon Ridge was left with serious head injuries after being struck by a vehicle yesterday.

The 69-year-old cyclist is in hospital with serious head injuries after the collision in the 4000-block of Tranquille Road yesterday, June 16, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says.

The man was travelling near Cinnamon Ridge around 1:45 p.m. yesterday when he was struck by an SUV, RCMP say in a release. He was taken to hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries.

A traffic analyst was on scene and the stretch of road was closed for roughly four hours.

RCMP say no charges are expected at this time.

RCMP originally said the man was a pedestrian, but in a later release noted he was a cyclist.

— This story was updated at 11:05 a.m., June 17, 2016, to add additional details from RCMP.

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