A section of Wellington Crescent remains closed Thursday afternoon following a fatal collision involving a cyclist.

The collision happened at around 7 a.m. near Wellington Crescent and Cockburn Street N.

Winnipeg police say the cyclist and motorist were travelling in the same direction when the crash occurred.

The 61-year-old victim was transported to hospital in critical condition, where he died of his injuries.

Police say the collision was a hit-and-run, and a suspect vehicle has since been recovered 

Anyone with information, including possible dash camera footage or home surveillance, is asked to contact the Traffic Division at 204-986-7085 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers 204-786-TIPS.

Wellington Crescent remains closed in both directions between Dorchester and Hugo while police continue to investigate.