Cyclist in coma following downtown Montreal crash
Montreal police say the cyclist appears to have gone through red light while oncoming car had priority light
A 20-year-old cyclist is in a coma and on life support after a collision with a vehicle in downtown Montreal.
The incident happened Monday around 10:30 p.m. on Sherbrooke Street West near the intersection of Stanley Street.
Montreal police say the cyclist was travelling east on Sherbrooke when he apparently failed to stop at a red light.
At the same time, a driver began turning left onto Stanley on a flashing priority green light.
The bike and the vehicle collided. The cyclist crashed onto the sidewalk.
He suffered major head injuries. He was not wearing a helmet, according to police.
The driver was treated for shock.