OPP responded to an incident involving a cyclist in Belle River along a CWATS trail near Ross Beach Road on September 1, 2020. (Ricardo Veneza / CTV Windsor).

Essex County OPP have identified the cyclist injured in a bike-path crash.

Police say he 80-year-old Lakeshore resident has been positively identified and remains in hospital for the treatment of injuries sustained in the collision.

The man was involved in a bike-path crash Tuesday morning around 11:15 a.m. in the 500 block of Ross Beach Road in Lakeshore.

While the other cyclist involved in the accident received minor injuries, the other was transported to area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police reached out to  the public for help in identifying the man Tuesday and released photos Wednesday of the bicycle, helmet, and a ring the man was wearing.

Police say futher information will be released when available, and thanks the public for their assistance in helping to identify the man.

#OPP request assistance identifying an elderly male cyclist wearing hearing aids who was seriously injured in a crash Sept 1 on Ross Beach Rd in @TownofLakeshore. If you recognize these items or know of someone overdue fitting this description, contact 1-888-310-1122. ^jr pic.twitter.com/LhaFEbZT5H

— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) September 2, 2020