Emergency services at the scene of the fatal crash. Photo
by Peter McIntosh
A male cyclist has been killed after being hit by a truck
and trailer unit outside Dunedin Hospital this morning.
Police said the cyclist was travelling north on Cumberland St
when the accident happened about 10am.
Police have located the truck and trailer at Evansdale, 25km
north of Dunedin, and spoken to the driver.
It is unknown whether the driver was aware there had been an
Serious crash investigators and other police staff were at
the scene and police were working to identify the cyclist.
Police are seeking information from anybody who may have seen
the incident. They could call Dunedin Police on 471-4800 or
provide information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555
Detours were in place around Cumberland St, where the crash