Vehicle collided with group of six cyclists on Sunday in Richmond, Canada, leaving one dead and two seriously injured

One cyclist is dead and two seriously injured after a vehicle collided with a group of six cyclists in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada on Sunday at around 10am.

A 33-year-old male cyclist died at the scene, with a 39-year-old in a critical condition and a 46-year-old in serious condition in Royal Columbian Hospital.

Other members of the group received minor injuries when a 19-year-old man driving a Lexus collided with them on River Road, Richmond, reports CBC News. He remained at the scene after the incident and was uninjured.

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The road was closed as Richmond Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigated the incident.

Police reported that the Lexus collided with at least one bicycle, with a police officer reporting that it was “snapped into multiple pieces like twigs or matchsticks”.

A local resident, Connie Provencher, heard the incident and said: “I heard the bang and then I heard the screaming and then silence. It was just instant. The bang and then the scream and then nothing.”