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Cyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in rural Ottawa crash

A cyclist was taken to hospital in critical condition after a serious collision on Mitch Owens Road in rural south Ottawa early Monday morning.

Mitch Owens Road reopened east of Bank Street

Ottawa police closed Mitch Owens Road in rural south Ottawa to investigate a serious crash involving a cyclist Dec. 2, 2019. (Christian Milette/Radio-Canada)

A cyclist was taken to hospital in critical condition after a serious collision on Mitch Owens Road in rural south Ottawa early Monday morning.

The crash involving a car and the cyclist happened at about 2:30 a.m..

Paramedics say the man in his 20s who was biking suffered life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was not seriously hurt.

Police officers investigate a crash between a car and a cyclist on Mitch Owens Road Dec. 2, 2019. (Christian Milette/CBC)

Mitch Owens Road was closed between Sale Barn Road and John Quinn Road until about noon.

Any witnesses are asked to contact police at 613-236-1222 extension 3212.

With files from Sonja Koenig