(Victoria Buzz)

A cyclist has been hospitalized after he was struck by a vehicle in Saanich Wednesday morning.

The crash occurred on the corner of Douglas Street and Haynes Road (near the Pat Bay Highway) shortly after 9 a.m. – where a bike and pedestrian path leads onto the road.

The man, in his 40s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with police.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. There are reports the cyclist is in critical condition.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has dashcam footage is asked to contact Saanich Police at 250-475-4321.

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