A cyclist is suffering serious injuries after he was hit by a tractor trailer near Brantford on Sunday morning.

It happened on County Rd 18 between Cockshutt and Salt Springs Church Rd shortly before 7:00 am.

Brant County OPP say there was heavy rain and fog in the area at the time of the crash.

The cyclist was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating. No word on any charges.