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Cyclist seriously hurt after being struck by vehicle in Hanmer

Sudbury police also kept busy with a vehicle fire in Chelmsford and a cow wandering on MR 35 near Day Construction
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A cyclist received serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Cote Boulevard in Hanmer Tuesday night.

Greater Sudbury Police said they were called out to the collision just after 10:50 p.m. May 26.

A vehicle was travelling on Cote Boulevard when it struck a cyclist.

The cyclist was transported to hospital with serious injuries by paramedics.

The roadway was closed for several hours as the traffic management unit investigated the collision, but was reopened as of around 5:30 a.m.

Anyone with information related to the collision is asked to contact the Greater Sudbury Police traffic management unit at 705-675-9171, ext. 2307.

Police in Sudbury also contended with a couple of other overnight incidents on area roadways.

At 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, the MTO site @511Ontario tweeted that Highway 144 in Chelmsford was reduced to one lane at Lavalee Road due to a vehicle fire. The scene of that incident was cleared as of 4:40 a.m.

Also early this morning — at 12:07 a.m. — Greater Sudbury Police said a cow had been seen wandering on Municipal Road 35 between Sudbury and Azilda, near Day Construction. They asked that motorists in the area be vigilant.