Fire fighters and paramedics prepare to lift the injured cyclist onto a stretcher.

Cyclist struck on Sooke Road

A young, male cyclist was hit by a mid-sized truck on the corner of Anne Marie Road

  • Mon Apr 23rd, 2012 4:00pm
  • News

A young, male cyclist was struck on the corner of Anna Maria Road and Sooke Road in front of Home Hardware around 2 p.m. this afternoon.

According to a witness, the 18-year-old cyclist was heading eastbound against traffic on Sooke Road and turned right on Anna Maria Road, where he collided with a mid-sized truck.

The witness said the vehicle was stopped and was about to turn onto Sooke Road.

The cyclist was attended by paramedics, and taken into an ambulance.

Sooke Fire Chief Steve Sorensen said the cyclist suffered from a severely cut up hand and was still conscious, but did not know the full extent of his injuries.

The bike and truck on scene did not appear to be damaged.