Cyclist seriously injured

Kelowna RCMP are investigating a collision that seriously injured a man riding his bike along Old Vernon Wednesday morning.

Shortly after 9, emergency crews arrived at the scene to find a damaged Volkswagen Jetta, as well as the cyclist, who was unconscious and breathing on the roadway.

Police say he wasn’t wearing a helmet when he was hit.

He was immediately taken to hospital - his exact condition is unknown at this time.

Part of Old Vernon Road had to be temporarily closed off while police investigated. Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.