Cyclist critical after collision at Bankstown

A cyclist is in a critical condition in Liverpool Hospital with spinal injuries after his bike and a car crashed at Bankstown last night.

The crash happened about 7.30pm (Thursday 2 October 2014), at a roundabout at the intersection of Eldridge Road and Gallipoli Street.

A 59-year-old man, from Condell Park, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to Liverpool Hospital. Police have been told he sustained spinal fractures and head injuries, and is reported to be in a critical condition.

The driver of the car, a 26-year-old man from Ashfield, has provided a statement to police

Any other witnesses to the incident who haven’t yet spoken with police are urged to contact Bankstown Police via Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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