A woman has been charged following a fatal cyclist crash in the state’s Central Tablelands yesterday.
About 11.15am (Wednesday 1 April 2020), emergency services were called to the intersection of George Street and Stanley Street, Bathurst, after reports a cyclist had been struck by a car.
Police believe the cyclist was making a right turn from George Street onto Stanley Street when she was struck.
The rider, a 72-year-old woman, was assisted by witnesses before being treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedic and taken to Bathurst Hospital in a critical condition.
She was then airlifted to Westmead Hospital where she died a short time later.
Officers from Chifley Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist police from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.
The driver of the Subaru, a 34-year-old Windradyne woman, was uninjured and taken to Bathurst Hospital for mandatory testing, before being taken to Bathurst Police Station.
She was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death – drive manner dangerous and negligent driving (occasioning death).
The woman was granted conditional bail to appear before Bathurst Local Court on Monday 22 June 2020.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner