Walker is killed after being mowed down by a cyclist on one of Sydney’s busiest streets
- A man was hit by a car in Chippendale on Wednesday afternoon
- He suffered serious head injuries and died in hospital
An elderly man has died after being mowed down by a cyclist in Sydney’s inner city.
The 70-year-old was hit by a bicycle at about 2.10pm on Wednesday as he was walking on Regent Street in Chippendale.
He was rushed to hospital with critical head injuries and kept in an induced coma, but could not be saved.
The cyclist, believed to be in his forties, was not injured in the collision.
The 70-year-old was hit by bicycle at about 2.10pm on Wednesday as he was walking on Regent Street in Chippendale
NSW Ambulance Inspector Mick Corlis said the elderly man hit his head on the footpath.
“Paramedics and an aeromedical team put the man in an induced coma on the spot before taking him to hospital,” he said.
The police are investigating the collision and will prepare a report for the coroner.
The collision took place on a section of Regent Street that has a cycle path.
“This incident is a reminder to cyclists and pedestrians to remain vigilant and aware of their surroundings,” said Inspector Corlis.
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