A cyclist is facing life-threatening injuries after being by a van on Highway 6 near Little Current. The accident took place on Goat Island just after the swing bridge when a van crossed the centre and hit an approaching man on a bike. The impact threw the man from his cycle resulting in serious injuries. The man is being treated in Sudbury. A 76-year-old man from Northeastern Manitoulin and the Island Township is charged with careless driving.