04/17/2015 10:43 EDT | Updated 07/02/2015 11:59 EDT

Bixi truck and cyclist collide near La Fontaine Park

A cyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a Bixi transport pick-up truck.

The incident happened around 8:50 a.m. on Friday in front of La Fontaine Park, at a fork that splits the road into Sherbrooke Street East and Cherrier Street.

Const. Anie Lemieux of Montreal police said the two collided when the truck driver wanted to continue on Cherrier while the cyclist wanted to take Sherbrooke.

The cyclist does not appear to have been wearing a helmet.