Multiple paramedic crews were called to the Bruce Highway on ramp at Meridan Plains this morning after a serious vehicle and bicycle crash.
Multiple paramedic crews were called to the Bruce Highway on ramp at Meridan Plains this morning after a serious vehicle and bicycle crash. Michael Marston - ePixel Images

Cyclist killed in early morning crash

A MAN in his 40s has died after being hit by a car while cycling at Meridan Plains this morning.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said multiple paramedic crews rushed to Caloundra Rd on the Bruce Highway on ramp about 6.05am and treated the man at the scene for critical injuries.

The cyclist could not be revived and died at the scene.

A Queensland Police spokeswoman said the forensic crash unit was investigating.

Traffic was blocked from the Caloundra Rd and Pierce Ave intersection and long delays are expected. Drivers were urged to proceed with caution.


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