RCMP were called to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue in Brookswood around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 for a report of cyclist struck by a pickup truck. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

RCMP were called to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue in Brookswood around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 for a report of cyclist struck by a pickup truck. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

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Individual was taken to hospital

A cyclist was taken to hospital Tuesday evening after being struck up a pickup truck in Brookswood.

First responders were called around 8:30 p.m. to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue, where they arrived to find an unconscious cyclist on the ground, according to a witness at the scene.

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They believe the rider was not wearing a helmet and experienced a serious leg fracture.

The driver of the truck remained at the scene.

The truck was left with a large hole in the windshield and the bike extensively damaged.

BC ambulance transported the cyclist to hospital with serious injuries.

Langley RCMP had the section of road closed to investigate.


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RCMP were called to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue in Brookswood around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 for a report of cyclist struck by a pickup truck. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

RCMP were called to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue in Brookswood around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 for a report of cyclist struck by a pickup truck. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

RCMP were called to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue in Brookswood around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 for a report of cyclist struck by a pickup truck. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

RCMP were called to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue in Brookswood around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 for a report of cyclist struck by a pickup truck. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

RCMP were called to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue in Brookswood around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 for a report of cyclist struck by a pickup truck. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

RCMP were called to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue in Brookswood around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 for a report of cyclist struck by a pickup truck. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

RCMP were called to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue in Brookswood around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 for a report of cyclist struck by a pickup truck. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

RCMP were called to the 20400-block of 42nd Avenue in Brookswood around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 for a report of cyclist struck by a pickup truck. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)