According to this Toronto Police news release, two cyclists collided on the trail near Bayview Ave. and Pottery Road, resulting in the death of an 84 year old man.
Police request assistance with bicycle−on−bicycle collision
Broadcast time: 17:35
Thursday, October 22, 2009
On Tuesday, October 20, 2009, at 11:43 p.m., police responded to a call for a bicycle−on−bicycle collision, in the Bayview Avenue/Pottery Road area.
It is reported that:
- an 84–year−old man was riding southbound on a bicycle path, just south of Pottery Road, adjacent to Bayview Avenue,
- the man was descending a hill when his shoulder struck the shoulder of a 61−year−old man riding his bike,
- the 84−year−old man, who was wearing a helmet, fell to the ground and struck his head,
He was taken to hospital with life−threatening injuries and later died.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416−808−1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).
Constable Isabelle Cotton, Public Information, for Constable Hugh Smith, Traffic Services