Cyclist critical after crash in Timaru

A cyclist is in a critical condition after being involved in a crash with a car in Timaru this afternoon.

Police said the incident, which occurred on State Highway 1 near Eversley St, was reported just before 4pm. 

"This was a crash involving a car and a cyclist, the cyclist is status 1 (critical injuries)."

Diversions are in place, and the the Serious Crash Unit has been advised.

 

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