A 57-year-old Oakville man was killed while cycling Sunday (Aug. 14) at the intersection of Lakeshore Road and Third Line.
According to Halton police, at approximately 7:04 pm, a Grey Saturn Vue was westbound on Lakeshore Road when it struck a cyclist from behind at the intersection of Third Line.
The grey Saturn Vue was being operated by a 22-year-old Oakville man, who did not suffer any injuries as a result of the collision.
The 57-year-old cyclist was a resident of Oakville. The cyclist was transported to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.
Due to the nature of the collision, the Halton Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit has taken over investigation. Lakeshore Road at Third Line was closed for approximately four hours in all directions for the collision scene investigation.
The driver of the Saturn Vue was arrested on scene, but later released unconditionally.
Charges in the collision have yet to be laid.
Witnesses to the collision are asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747, ext. 5065 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com, or by texting “Tip201” with a message to 274637 (crimes).