Cyclist collides with bus - Hobart

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Cyclist collides with bus - Hobart

Postby KonaCommuter » Fri May 31, 2013 8:45 pm

Cyclist collides with bus http://www.themercury.com.au/article/20 ... -news.html

A 49-YEAR-OLD male cyclist is in a critical condition in Royal Hobart Hospital following a collision with a Metro bus.

The cyclist was travelling north on Main Road, Granton, on Thursday evening when he collided with the bus.

It is believed the collision occurred when the bus overtook the cyclist.


Police would like to speak with any witnesses, or any persons who may have seen the cyclist, who was riding a black carbon fibre bicycle, or the Hobart to Bridgewater Metro Bus travelling north along Main Road Granton between 5.10pm and 5.30pm.


Is it just me or did the BUS run into the cyclist? The headline reads that the cyclist is at fault

1.5 meters maters!!!!
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Re: Cyclist collides with bus - Hobart

Postby trailgumby » Fri May 31, 2013 9:05 pm

Far out. Another one. :sigh:

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Re: Cyclist collides with bus - Hobart

Postby find_bruce » Fri May 31, 2013 9:35 pm

The report doesn't say, but I hope the bus is ok :roll:
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Re: Cyclist collides with bus - Hobart

Postby Mulger bill » Fri May 31, 2013 10:57 pm

trailgumby wrote:Far out. Another one. :sigh:

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You can always tell the journos bias from articles like this. In my line it's "Train collides with car". I musta missed the email about the fleetwide refit when the steering wheels went in :roll:
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Re: Cyclist collides with bus - Hobart

Postby KonaCommuter » Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:26 am

find_bruce wrote:The report doesn't say, but I hope the bus is ok :roll:



The bus driver and all the passengers were wearing their seat belts and helmets
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