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Comox Valley RCMP are investigating a crash that closed part of Ryan Road in Courtenay on Monday morning. 

At approximately 4:12 a.m. on May 16th, officers were called to the site of the serious crash at the intersection of Ryan Road and Highway 19A. 

According to officers, they believed the driver of an electric bicycle failed to stop for a red light when it was struck by a silver sedan.

Police said the driver of the sedan was cooperative and remained on scene. 

The driver of the electric bicycle suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital. 

“Investigators are being assisted by Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Services,” said Constable Monika Terragni, Media Relations Officer, Comox Valley RCMP.

“The initial investigation suggests that speed and impairment may have contributed to this crash.”

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321. 

If you wish to make an anonymous report, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online here.

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