Male cyclist, 60, killed after crashing into parked van near York Mills and DVP
Police say cyclist rode his bike into the back of delivery van
A male cyclist in his 60's is dead after he struck a parked van near York Mills Road and the Don Valley Parkway on Tuesday afternoon, say Toronto police.
Officers say they were called to Laurentide Drive and Minorca Place around 3 p.m. for reports of a collision involving a cyclist and a vehicle.
When cops arrived on scene they found a male without vital signs.
The cyclist was rushed to Sunnybrook hospital where he succumb to his injuries.
Sgt. Thomas Reimer told reporters that the initial call police received was for a cyclist who was struck but upon further investigation police discovered he was not.
"As it turns out there was a delivery van parked on the side of the road. While he was making that delivery a male in his 60's rode into the back of his delivery van," he says.
Police say the driver involved in the collision remained at the scene.
Laurentide Drive is closed in both directions between Larabee Crescent and Alvarado Place.
Police are still investigating.
Laurentide Dr/ Minorca Pl.. reports of a "bike" (unclear if bicycle or motorcycle at this time) into a vehicle. Male taken to a trauma centre without vital signs. Will update once more info is received. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GO506788?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GO506788</a> ^adc—@TPSOperations