Teen has life-threatening injuries following crash between bicycle and pick-up truck

A collision between a pick-up truck and a cyclist Wednesday evening which left a 13-year-old with life-threatening injuries has police looking for witnesses.

Collision happened shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday, police said

Hamilton police said a 13-year-old cyclist was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries after the collision with a pick-up truck shortly before 6 p.m. on Wednesday. (Hamilton police)

A collision between a pick-up truck and a bicycle Wednesday evening which left a 13-year-old male with life-threatening injuries has police looking for witnesses.

Hamilton police said the teenage cyclist was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries after the collision which occurred shortly before 6 p.m.

The cyclist was crossing westbound on Upper Wentworth at Elite Drive, when a collision occurred involving the bicycle and a 2005 Ford pick-up truck, police said.

The impact resulted in the teenager being thrown off his bike to the roadway.

The driver — a 39-year-old male — is cooperating with police. The Hamilton Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit is asking witnesses to contact the investigators Det. Const. Jaimi Bannon or Det. Const. Ben Paterson at 905-546-4753.