Happened at an intersection, and it looked like the ute was on the wrong side of the road.
7 News reported it was just a "terrible accident" as the sun was in the driver's eys.
Brief report here:
More from Yahoo 7:
A 47-year-old female cyclist is in a critical condition after her bike collided with a ute on the Gold Coast.
Police say the crash happened as the woman was riding down a steep hill at Coolangatta around 6.10am on Wednesday.
She is fighting for life in the Gold Coast University Hospital while the 29-year-old driver of the utility was not injured and police are investigating.
Hope the rider pulls through.