Cyclist dies after crash – Central Coast

A cyclist has died after being hit by a car on the state’s Central Coast earlier today.

Just after 2.30pm (Friday 17 September 2021), emergency services were called to Empire Bay Drive at Kincumber South, following reports a cyclist travelling northbound had been hit by a passing car.

Police commenced CPR on the male cyclist, before the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics.

Despite the efforts of emergency services, the man died at the scene.

The male driver of the vehicle was uninjured and taken to Gosford Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

He has since been released and taken to Gosford Police Station, where he is assisting police with inquiries.

Officers from Brisbane Water Police District, together with the Crash Investigation Unit, have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone with dashcam footage from the area to come forward.

A report 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.

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