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Qualicum Beach cyclist injured in collision with jogger

QUALICUM BEACH — Police are trying to find out the identity of a cyclist who suffered serious injuries after colliding with a jogger in Qualicum Beach Saturday.

Oceanside RCMP Constable Shannon Cutler said a male cyclist collided with a female jogger on Rupert Road at 6 a.m. March 17.

The jogger was taken to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The cyclist was taken to Victoria via air ambulance, in critical condition and has not regained consciousness.

Despite the ongoing efforts of investigators, the man has not yet been identified.

He is described as Caucasian, between 50 and 55 years old, six feet in height, between 225 and 250 pounds with a closely shaved head and graying moustache.

He was wearing black fleece pants, black rubber boots, a plaid fleece jacket, a multi-colored knitted toque, a black Nexxus watch, and a wedding band.

The bike is an older blue, Norco hardtail, Katmandu model, in poor condition.

Anyone who can assist in the identification of the male cyclist is asked to call Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111.

— News staff

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