Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Cyclist found dead on North Church Street; traffic diversions in place

A cyclist was found dead this morning near Coral Sands after appearing to have been hit by a vehicle.

Just before 5:30am, emergency services rushed to North Church Street after reports of a male lying in the road unresponsive.

The man was found and appeared to have been struck by a vehicle. He was taken to hospital where he has been pronounced dead.

Police have closed the road to conduct a full investigation. Traffic is being diverted at Bodden Road and Eastern Avenue. 

Only the Eastern Avenue entrance to Kirk Market is currently open. 

The road is expected to remain closed throughout the morning peak commute period.

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