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Meaford Man Charged After Hitting Port Elgin Cyclist

Saugeen Township | by Megan Johnson  

The 51 year old man has been charged with Fail to Remain and Obstructing a Peace Officer

A driver has been charged after he allegedy hit a cyclist and left the scene on Bruce Road 33 back in October.

Police say a 51-year-old Meaford man has been charged with Fail to Remain and Obstruct Peace Officer contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. He is scheduled to appear in court on December 11, 2019 to answer to the charges.  

Just after 6:00 a.m. on October 18, 2019 members of the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Bruce County Paramedic Services attended a fail to remain motor vehicle collision on Bruce County Road 33 where a cyclist was hit.

The injured cyclist, a 58-year-old from Port Elgin, was taken to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries and has since been released.

Investigators determined that the cyclist was southbound on Bruce County Road 33 when they were struck by a southbound pickup truck. The pickup truck was not at the scene when officers arrived.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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