Cyclist struck by car while riding along footpath

A CYCLIST in his 50s was trapped under a car after being struck while riding along a Brisbane footpath.

He was taken to Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit at about 7pm while cycling in Gordon Park on Thursday.

Police believe the cyclist was travelling eastbound along the footpath on Stafford Road near Gordon Street when he struck a vehicle exiting a driveway.

He was trapped beneath the vehicle for "a period of time", according to a police statement.

The 26-year-old male driver of the car was not physically injured.

The Forensic Crash Unit attended the scene and investigations into the incident are continuing.



Everything you need to know about Bundamba election

Premium Content Everything you need to know about Bundamba election

Still making up your mind? Here’s what you need to know about the race for...

Energex calls for back-up after fierce storms cut power

Premium Content Energex calls for back-up after fierce storms cut power

Hundreds of Ipswich homes remain without power today following Sunday’s severe...

Rangers players make Qld squad as coach ponders future

Premium Content Rangers players make Qld squad as coach ponders future

Tenacious women recognised as experienced mentor reflects on unfinished business...