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Cyclist critical after being hit by car

A 70-year-old cyclist was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital after a collision with a car at Minden yesterday. The accident happened at 2.20pm on the Lowood-Minden Rd.
A 70-year-old cyclist was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital after a collision with a car at Minden yesterday. The accident happened at 2.20pm on the Lowood-Minden Rd. David Nielsen

A MAN is in a critical condition following a serious traffic crash yesterday afternoon.

Initial investigations indicate that around 2.20pm, a man was riding a bicycle north along Lowood Minden Road when he collided with a vehicle, also heading north.

The rider, a 70-year-old Prenzalu man, fell from his bike, suffering critical injuries and was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital by the Queensland Ambulance Service.

There is no further information available at this stage. 

The Forensic Crash Unit will continue their investigations.

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Ambulance paramedics assist a cyclist after they were struck by a vehicle while riding on Minden Lowood Road near Minden. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times
Ambulance paramedics assist a cyclist after they were struck by a vehicle while riding on Minden Lowood Road near Minden. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times David Nielsen

Topics:  cyclist, lowood, minden, traffic crash




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