Cyclist critical after crash at Rockdale

A cyclist has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after being hit by a car in Sydney’s south.

Just before 11am today (Saturday 21 November 2020), emergency services were called to the intersection of the Princes Highway and Lister Avenue at Rockdale, following reports a cyclist had been hit by a car.

The cyclist, a 27-year-old man, was treated at the scene by an off-duty paramedic before ambulance crews arrived.

He was taken to St George Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle, a 20-year-old woman, was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from St George Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Local road closures and traffic diversions are in place and motorists are urged to avoid the area.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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