Cyclist killed in collision with truck


Police appeal for help after a fatal collision between a bike rider and a truck in Sydney’s west

January 19, 2010

Police are appealing for public assistance following a fatal collision between a bike rider and a truck in Sydney’s west.

The incident occurred at Silverwater about midday on January 18 at the intersection of Carnarvon and Churchill streets.

The cyclist, believed to be a man aged in his 50s, died at the scene.

The 64-year-old truck driver underwent mandatory drug and alcohol testing at Auburn Hospital and made a statement to police.

Police officers are still investigating what caused the collision and have urged witnesses to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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