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Cyclist dies in SW Highway crash

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times

VideoA 68-year-old cyclist has been killed after failing to give way during a group ride. 

A cyclist has died after colliding with a car on South Western Highway this morning.

Police, paramedics and firefighters responded to the crash at the South Western Highway and Russell Road intersection about 8.40am.

Police have confirmed a male cyclist in his 60s died at the scene.

The cyclist collided with a green 2003 Toyota Camry sedan which was travelling southbound on the highway.

Paramedics and police work at the scene.Paramedics and police work at the scene.
Camera IconParamedics and police work at the scene.Picture: Jon Gellweiler / South Western Times

The man had been riding with a group of cyclists.

Major crash officers are investigating.

Anyone who saw either the Toyota Camry or the riding group travelling along Russell Road prior to the crash, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report here.

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