On June 13, 2022, at approximately 6:42pm emergency service personnel were called to a report of three cyclists having been struck by a car in west St. Catharines.
1 District St. Catharines uniform officers along Niagara Emergency Medical Services and St. Catharines Fire Service arrived on scene on Seventh Street Louth between the South Service Road and Second Avenue Louth. Emergency services personnel were directed to three cyclists that had been struck by a white Ford Edge.
All three cyclists were treated at the scene and transported by paramedics to a local hospital. One of the cyclists was in critical condition at the scene. Despite resuscitative efforts at the scene and at the hospital, he was later pronounced deceased. The two other cyclists are in stable condition suffering from what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
Detectives from the Niagara Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit have been called to the scene to investigate the incident. They are being assisted by detectives from the Forensic Services Unit.
Seventh Street Louth in that area is expected to be closed overnight while detectives investigate. The public is asked to find alternative routes.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have information is being asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009472.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.
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