Calgary, AB,

Police investigating fatal collision involving cyclist

The Calgary Police Service Traffic Section is investigating a fatal collision that occurred near the airport.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., on Friday, July 26, 2019, a cyclist was riding north on 11 Street N.E., and attempted to cross 53 Avenue N.E., in the west crosswalk. At the same time, a female in her 30s was driving a delivery truck north on 11 Street and made a left turn onto 53 Avenue, striking the cyclist.

The cyclist, a man in his 50s, had to be extricated from under the truck before being transported to hospital in life-threatening condition. He later succumbed to his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing, however, alcohol, drugs and excessive speed are not believed to be factors in the collision.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or the events leading up to it, is asked to contact the Calgary Police Traffic Section at 403-567-4000, the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously through the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

Case #19318403/3349