Victoria police were on scene at Gorge Road East and Bridge Street Wednesday evening where a pedestrian was struck. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police were on scene at Gorge Road East and Bridge Street Wednesday evening where a pedestrian was struck. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Cyclist struck on Gorge Road East suffering life-threatening injuries

Eastbound traffic on Gorge Road East closed while police investigate

A cyclist is suffering life-threatening injuries after being struck by a motorist on Gorge Road East Wednesday evening.

Victoria police were called to the area at the intersection of Bridge Street shortly after 5 p.m. for a report of the collision. The cyclist was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

As of 6:30 p.m., eastbound traffic on Gorge Road East, at Bridge Street, remained closed while police investigated.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage can contact the VicPD report desk at 250-995-7654, extension 1.

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