At approximately 11:15 A.M., the boy was riding a bicycle at the intersection of 36 St. and Erin Woods Blvd. S.E. when a 1996 Chevrolet Blazer struck the child while making a right hand turn onto northbound 36 St.

The cyclist was knocked to the ground and pushed a distance of approximately seven metres.

The boy sustained serious injuries in the crash and was transported to hospita by EMSl. Police say the boy was wearing a helmet.

According to police, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash.

The Calgary Police Service Traffic Section closed portions of Erin Woods Blvd. S.E. and Peigan Trail. S.E. to accommodate an investigation into the crash.