Learn more about BikingToronto and Singer Kwinter

Cyclist killed by Streetcar at Spadina and Lakeshore

Cyclist in Toronto killed in collision with streetcar Cyclist killed by streetcar

Tragedy on the streets this morning:

A cyclist was struck and killed this morning by a streetcar on Spadina Ave.

The accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Spadina and Lake Shore Blvd. W.

The male cyclist, in his 60s, was declared dead at the scene, Const. Hugh Smith said.

This was the city’s 36th traffic fatality and the second cyclist fatality of 2010.

Smith called the collision “completely preventable.”

Read the full story at TheStar.com and The Globe and Mail

[photos from the Globe and the Star]

Upcoming Events on the BikeEvents.TO calendar

Sign up for the Biking Toronto Newsletter

Don't have time to check for blog posts here? Get new blog posts in your email! One email per day, max!






Popular Posts Today

  • EVENT: RedBull Race The Place ... Mystery
  • EVENT: Sat. April 19 - Red Bull "Race the Place" hits Ontario Place!
  • PHOTO OF THE DAY: On the phone...
  • PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cyclist in Toronto
  • Bikelane Map
  • STUFF: TiGr Lock Review - Momentum Mag
  • STUFF: Cleverhood: cycling in the rain and in style
  • STUFF: 4th Annual Gear Guide Preview: City Bikes - Momentum Mag



  • Popular Posts This Month

  • EVENT: Sat. April 19 - Red Bull "Race the Place" hits Ontario Place!
  • Bikelane Map
  • EVENT: RedBull Race The Place ... Mystery
  • NEWS: Separated Bike Lanes are coming to Eglinton!
  • BlogTO compiles the Best Used Bike Shops in Toronto
  • Celebrate Spring I Bike T.O. Shirt Sale!
  • NEWS: Bixi gets new name, operator, prices
  • NEWS: Cyclist killed in collision with transport truck