Kelowna cyclist succumbs to injuries from collision

A 63 year-old cyclist was struck by a car on Springfield Road on Friday.

A 63 year-old man from Kelowna has died as a result of injuries suffered from a car striking him while he was cycling.

The accident occurred on September 25th at 11:41am at the intersection of Springfield Road and Belgo Road.  The cyclist was riding north of Belgo Road and was crossing Springfield when he was hit in the eastbound lane.  RCMP Corporal Joe Duncan said the cyclist allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign, and the male driver of the car couldn’t stop in time.

The cyclist was transported to Kelowna General Hospital, where he succumbed to head injuries.  It is unknown if he was wearing a helmet.

RCMP Collision Analysts surveyed the scene, but the results are not yet complete.  The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been laid at this time.

 

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