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Cyclist struck on hwy

Another cyclist has been struck by a vehicle, this one in Kamloops.

The latest incident in the Kamloops area at approximately 6:30 p.m. Monday night. A cyclist was hit while crossing the East TransCanada Highway at Vicars Road.
 
According to witnesses and the driver of the semi-tractor trailer that hit the cyclist, the tractor-trailer was travelling eastbound through a green light at Vicars Road.  The cyclist crossed on a red light across the westbound lanes and into the eastbound lane where he was struck.  The cyclist was not wearing a helmet.
 
The 42-year-old male cyclist was transported to Royal Inland Hospital with serious injuries.

RCMP advise people to use extra caution during winter driving conditions and that includes cyclists.



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