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Young cyclist's condition 'is improving' at Toronto hospital after being struck by vehicle

He was initially brought to the hospital in critical condition
2019-07-18 South Simcoe Police Innisfil RB
South Simcoe police headquarters in Innisfil. Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday

INNISFIL - A 12-year-old Innisfil boy's condition is improving at a Toronto hospital following a collision with a vehicle while riding his bicycle.

On Friday Sept. 20, 2019, around 5:30 p.m., the boy and his sister were riding their bicycles eastbound on Big Bay Point Road near 25 Sideroad in Innisfil.

As an eastbound Kia attempted to pass the cyclists, the boy's bicycle and the Kia made contact. The child was rushed to a local hospital and later transported to a Toronto hospital. The driver of the Kia remained on scene and spoke to police.

As a result of a police appeal, several witnesses have come forward which has assisted the investigation which is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Simcoe Police Service at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.