London, Ont. man charged with hit and run on cyclists from mid-August – London

Police have laid charges in a hit and run south of London, Ont., that has upset the city’s cycling community.

It was around 9am on August 14 when emergency crews responded to a collision involving two cyclists and a vehicle near White Oak Road and Harry White Drive. Both cyclists were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the driver reportedly did not remain at the scene, according to police.

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Speaking to Global News shortly after, Randy Van Puyenbroek, one of the two cyclists involved in the crash, said he suffered “a broken collarbone, a pretty big bruise and a kind of rash.”

“My friend landed more face to face, I mean his helmet I think really saved him. He has a cracked cheekbone.

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On Friday, just over a month after investigators called on the public for help and released a description of the truck believed to have been involved in the accident, police announced that charges had been laid.

A 67-year-old Londoner has been charged with four offences, including dangerous driving causing bodily harm and failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing bodily harm.

The accused is due in court on October 31.

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