Montreal police say a cyclist was seriously injured during a hit-and-run Monday afternoon at the intersection of Parc and Mont-Royal avenues in the Plateau-Mont-Royal district.

Around 3:30 p.m. multiple calls were made to 911 reporting a collision between a truck and a bicyclist.

Montreal police spokesman Manuel Couture said the truck driver, a man, fled the scene, but a suspect was arrested nearby in Outremont.

Police said the rider has not yet been identified.

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He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, after rescuers performed CPR at the scene.

Police are still waiting for an update on the victim’s health status.

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Parc Avenue was closed between Mont-Royal Avenue and Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine while collision experts investigate.

Police have yet to determine which direction the truck and bicyclist were traveling at the time of the accident.


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