Essex County OPP identify man seriously hurt in cycling collision
OPP responded to an incident involving a cyclist in Belle River along a CWATS trail near Ross Beach Road on September 1, 2020. (Ricardo Veneza / CTV Windsor).
WINDSOR, ONT. -- Essex County OPP have identified the cyclist injured in a bike-path crash.
Police say he 80-year-old Lakeshore resident has been positively identified and remains in hospital for the treatment of injuries sustained in the collision.
The man was involved in a bike-path crash Tuesday morning around 11:15 a.m. in the 500 block of Ross Beach Road in Lakeshore.
While the other cyclist involved in the accident received minor injuries, the other was transported to area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police reached out to the public for help in identifying the man Tuesday and released photos Wednesday of the bicycle, helmet, and a ring the man was wearing.
Police say futher information will be released when available, and thanks the public for their assistance in helping to identify the man.