10/03/2014 09:55 EDT | Updated 12/03/2014 05:59 EST

Stanley Park cycling accident: Pedestrian suffers serious head injury

Police in Vancouver are investigating a collision involving a cyclist that left a pedestrian with a serious head injury.

The crash happened at around 4 p.m. PT on the east side of Stanley Park, near Brockton Oval and the totem poles.

Police say a 71-year-old man crossing Stanley Park Drive was struck by a man riding a bicycle.

"The pedestrian was knocked to the ground, where it is believed that he suffered a serious head injury. The senior was rushed to hospital where he is currently undergoing treatment," a statement from the Vancouver Police Department said.

"The cyclist was not injured, remained at the scene and is co-operating with the police investigation."

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