Driver sought after cyclist hit on Highway 12

Police are looking to track down a motorist that left the scene of a collision with a cyclist on Highway 12 in Orillia.

According to the OPP, the collision occurred just before 2 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 21) at the Monarch Drive intersection.

The cyclist was travelling westbound within the cycle lane when a vehicle entered the lane and struck the cyclist.

“The vehicle initially stopped but then left the scene without offering aid,” a media release reads.

The cyclist was taken to hospital with minor injuries, police noted.

“Witnesses described the vehicle as a silver or grey SUV, possibly a Dodge Journey,” the media release reads.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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