Cyclist dies after crash at Coffs Harbour

A man has died following a crash on the state’s north coast earlier this month.

Emergency services were called to Sawtell Road, Toormina, following reports of a crash involving a truck and cyclist, on Thursday 10 November 2022.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and treated a 72-year-old cyclist for leg injuries.

The man was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital before being airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital (Wednesday 23 November 2022).

The truck driver, a 28-year-old man, was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A brief will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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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