Pembroke collision sends cyclist to Ottawa hospital with life-threatening injuries

Provincial police are asking for help with an ongoing collision investigation after a cyclist was left seriously injured in Pembroke.

According to the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), a cyclist was struck by a vehicle on Pembroke Street West near Blakely Crescent around 8:50 p.m. on March 9.

The preliminary investigation shows that an eastbound passenger vehicle collided with an eastbound cyclist.

The cyclist, a 35-year-old from Laurentian Valley Township, was transported to hospital by Renfrew County Paramedics and later transferred to an Ottawa-area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The OPP did not provide an update on their condition.

The driver and lone occupant of the motor vehicle was not injured.

An OPP Collision Reconstructionist and OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) members are assisting with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP at 613-735-0188, Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or Crime Stoppers online at

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