UPDATED: Guelph man, 31, dies of accidents after collision with prepare
A Guelph man who suffered life-threatening injuries after a collision between a cyclist and a train on Thursday, Aug. 4 has since died of his injuries.
Police shared information of the man’s death in a press release on Aug. 5
Just after 5 p.m. on Aug. 4, emergency services were called to the area of Edinburgh Road North and Crimea Street. Investigation revealed a southbound cyclist was struck by a westbound train, says a Guelph police news release.
The cyclist, a 31-year-old Guelph man, was transported by air ambulance to a Hamilton trauma centre with life-threatening injuries. Edinburgh Road North was closed for more than three hours for the investigation, says the release.
Anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw the cyclist southbound on Edinburgh Road just before the collision, is asked to call Const. Michael Braga of the Guelph Police Service Traffic Unit at 519-824-1212, ext. 7144, or email him at [email protected].
Editor’s note: This article was updated on Aug. 5 at 2:30 p.m. to provide additional details provided by Guelph police.