New South Wales

Inquiries continue after death of cyclist

Inquiries are continuing after the death of a bicycle rider on the Central Coast this afternoon (Monday 8 January 2018).

Just after 4pm, a man believed to be aged in his 50s was riding his bicycle on a footpath across the Brian McGowan Bridge on the Central Coast Highway at Gosford.

The man has fallen from the bike and onto the footpath. Witnesses flagged down a passing police car.

Despite the efforts of emergency services at the scene, the man was unable to be revived

Police will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner. Investigators will also examine the man’s medical history as a part of their inquiries.

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 social media pages.

Source: NSW Police