Cyclist hit by OC Transpo bus in Ottawa

The Ottawa Police Service and Ottawa Paramedic Services responded to a serious accident between a cyclist and an OC Transpo bus that occurred on July 20, 2010, near the intersection of Catherine and Bank Streets.

At approximately 7:15 pm, a male cyclist in his 40’s was travelling against traffic on Catherine Street and turned in front of the bus. He was dragged by the bus for approximately fifty feet, suffering significant injuries to most of his body. He was taken to hospital but is expected to recover from his non-life threatening injuries.

The Ottawa Police Collisions Investigation Section is investigating. No charges have been laid at this time.

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