A 70-year-old man died in Chippendale on Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a cyclist.
At about 2.10pm emergency services were called to Regent Street, Chippendale after reports of a pedestrian being hit.
NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the man at the scene before he was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in critical condition, where he later died of his injuries.
The 40-year-old driver was unharmed.
NSW Ambulance Inspector Mick Corlis said it was a reminder to cyclists and pedestrians to remain vigilant and aware of their surroundings.
“An elderly man was involved in a collision with a cyclist, where he hit his head on the sidewalk, resulting in serious head injuries,” he said.
“Paramedics and an aero-medical team put the man in an induced coma on the scene before taking him to hospital.”
Officers from the South Sydney Police Area Command later arrived on the scene.
An investigation into the cause of the crash has been launched and a report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.
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