Police update: Cyclists injured after crash, Mount Louisa (Townsville)

Townsville detectives have charged a 28-year-old man after a group of cyclists were allegedly hit by a vehicle this morning.

Police allege the man knocked over three women and two men near Bamford Lane and failed to remain at the scene just before 6am.

All five cyclists were taken to the Townsville Hospital in a stable condition.

The 28-year-old Mount Louisa man was charged with four counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing grievous bodily harm, one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and adversely affected by an intoxicating substance, one count of driver fail to remain at the scene and render assistance.

He is due to appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court tomorrow (February 20).

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

/Public Release. View in full here.