Cyclist in hospital after hit and run in Montreal's north end

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Montreal police say this morning's collision was a hit and run. (Mathieu Wagner/Radio-Canada - image credit)
Montreal police say this morning's collision was a hit and run. (Mathieu Wagner/Radio-Canada - image credit)

Montreal police are investigating after a cyclist was involved in a hit and run in Montreal's Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough early this morning.

Police say a vehicle, possibly a heavy-equipment truck, hit the 53-year-old cyclist near the corner of Henri-Bourassa Boulevard and Bois-de-Boulogne shortly after 5 a.m. The driver fled the scene.

The cyclist was taken to hospital. A spokesperson for Montreal police says the cyclist 53-year-old man is in "serious" condition.

Three cyclists have died in Montreal and neighbouring communities after being hit by vehicles in recent days.