07/15/2015 01:18 EDT | Updated 07/15/2016 05:59 EDT

Montreal teen cyclist in critical condition after hit by car

A 17-year-old cyclist is in critical condition after he was hit by a car this morning in the Montreal North neighbourhood.

Around 9:30 a.m., police say he was travelling south on St-Julien Avenue, when he was hit by a car travelling east on Charleroi Street.

The circumstances are still under investigation.

Police say he was not wearing a helmet.