Friday, November 23, 2012

Cyclist Struck Davenport & Lansdowne

Photos: Martin Reis

Police report:
On Friday, November 23, 2012, at 6:43 a.m., police responded to a call for a personal injury collision at Davenport Road and Lansdowne Avenue.
It is reported that:
- a 35-year-old man with a bicycle was attempting to cross Davenport Road on the east side of Lansdowne Avenue from the south side to the north side
- a red or burgundy Chrysler minivan westbound on Davenport Road struck the man
- a 63-year-old man driving a 2006 GMC van eastbound on Davenport Road also struck the man 
- the driver of the Chrysler fled the scene in his or her vehicle
The 35-year-old man was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.
Police are seeking the public's assistances locating a vehicle of interest. It is described as a 1996-2000 Chrysler minivan, red or burgundy. The vehicle will have front-end damage in the area of the left front bumper, fender, hood and headlight areas.

The intersection where Tom Samson was struck.

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