Cyclist killed at intersection of First Avenue and Queensway

A cyclist has been killed after she collided with a tractor-trailer unit in downtown Prince George Monday.

The accident occurred at about 4:40 p.m. at the corner of First Avenue and Queensway.

Police say the initial investigation indicates that the female cyclist collided with the trailer after the tractor-trailer turned onto Queensway off First Avenue.  Investigators believe she was traveling on the wrong side of the road and on the sidewalk.  The cyclist died as a result of injuries sustained.  The BC Coroners Service, Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement and a RCMP Traffic Reconstructionist attended the scene.

The deceased has not yet been identified.  Investigators would like to speak with anyone who has information about this incident or who the cyclist may be.  If you have any information about this collision or if you witnessed the incident, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.

The investigation is continuing.