Two riders suffered head injuries after colliding on a bike path early Monday morning near the Calgary Zoo, police said.
Emergency crews were called out around 4:40 a.m. to the bike path under the footbridge near the Calgary Zoo and St. Georges Island.
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According to police, both riders, who were males between 40 to 50 years old, were travelling towards each other at a high rate of speed when they came to a sharp curve in the path at the same time and collided head on.
One rider suffered a minor concussion, police said, and the second suffered a broken jaw. Both were taken to hospital, and at first one of the riders was believed to be in life-threatening condition, but has since been upgraded to stable, police said.
Police said neither rider had lights on their bikes, nor were they wearing helmets.