Cyclist, 70, left with head and spinal injuries after being hit by car

Brisbane Times

By Jocelyn Garcia

May 16, 2019.

A 70-year-old cyclist who was hit by a hatchback and then struck a second vehicle north of Brisbane remains in hospital five days after the accident.

Police said the man was riding on the Hornibrook Esplanade at Clontarf, about 37 kilometres north of Brisbane's CBD, when he was struck by a Hyundai i30 on Saturday morning.

He ran into a second vehicle before falling onto a refuge island in front of the Bells Caravan Park.

The driver of the white Hyundai i30 left the scene of the crash, police said.

Police are calling on anyone with information about a crash that left a cyclist in a serious condition on

The cyclist was taken to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, where he remained on Thursday with serious head and spinal injuries.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

Investigators would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the crash and urged anyone with dashcam footage to contact Policelink on 13 14 44 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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