Sarnia Police help Lambton OPP find pickup sought in cyclist hit and run

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Allan Ross

Lambton OPP say the pickup suspected of hitting a Wyoming cyclist has been impounded.

Allan Ross was cycling along Lakeshore Road near Mandaumin Friday between 7:30 pm and 9 pm when he was struck by a pickup truck. Ross, according to social media posts from family and cycling friends, was wearing a helmet but still suffered severe injuries including a broken pelvis, back injuries, and bruised kidneys among other things.

A photo of Allan Ross’ bike after the accident as posted on social media by cycling friends

Cyclists, friends and relatives are hoping someone knows something about a Chevy pickup truck which struck him hours after it happened.

Photo provided by family and friends of Allan Ross saying a vehicle similar to this Chevy was involved in the accident. Lambton OPP have not given any information about the vehicle, other than it was a pickup truck.

The next day the OPP issued an advisory on social medial looking for the pickup truck, without mentioning a cyclist had been injured in the crash.

Wednesday, on social media, the OPP said it had located the truck, with the help of Sarnia Police. Officials did not say if anyone had been charged in the investigation.

Ross had just completed the Great Cycle Challenge to fight children’s cancer. In a social media post, Ross told friends he biked 604 km in the challenge raising $1,000.

Cycling had become part of Ross’ fitness routine en route to loosing 100 pounds since January.