Cyclist Down - Sydney CBD

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Cyclist Down - Sydney CBD

Postby longshanks » Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:47 am

Walking to work this morning along Elizabeth (just after 8.30am) heading north i came across the aftermath of an accident involving a cyclist. Was near the corner of Hunter Street with ambulance already in attendance. Cyclist was still on the road being attended to by ambo officers. I could see no other vehicle parked nearby that may also have been invloved so not sure what happened. Stay safe out there folks. I never tell my better half if and when i come across these incidents. That is the third case this year i have seen of a cyclist on the road after an accident in or near the CBD.

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Re: Cyclist Down - Sydney CBD

Postby sogood » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:51 pm

Be very careful and sensible on the road! Seen too many enthusiastic bike commuters on CBD streets who are a serious risk to themselves. Wearing dark clothing, no high intensity flashing lights, pulling lane change stunts are just asking for trouble. Ride defensive is the only way to survive.
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Re: Cyclist Down - Sydney CBD

Postby trailgumby » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:58 pm

Agree, more than a few Darwin Award candidates to be seen most lunchtimes along George St playing dodgems with buses. :(

Not saying the incident the OP reported was such a case. Hope s/he's OK.

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