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Richmond cyclist, 16, sustains critical injuries after collision with car

A 16-year-old cyclist is in hospital with critical injuries after getting hit by a car in Richmond, B.C.

16-year-old boy was not wearing a helmet at the time

Richmond RCMP say the cyclist was not wearing a helmet and was rushed to hospital with critical injuries. (Shane MacKichan)

A 16-year-old cyclist is in hospital with critical injuries after getting hit by a car in Richmond, B.C.

Richmond RCMP says the accident happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. PT on Wednesday at Blundell Road and St. Albans Road. 

The male cyclist, a Richmond resident, was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. The driver, a 21-year-old Richmond woman who was driving an early 2000-era Hyundai, stopped after the collision and co-operated with police. 

The Richmond RCMP Road Safety Unit (RSU) is leading the investigation with assistance from the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS). (Shane MacKichan)

RCMP say alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

Anyone who has any information or may have captured any footage on dash cam is asked to contact the Richmond RCMP Road Safety Unit at 604-278-1212. 

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