A cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Sydney. Picture: Channel 9
A cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Sydney. Picture: Channel 9

Cyclist killed in Sydney hit and run

A cyclist has died after he was hit by a car in Sydney's west just before 5pm today.

Emergency services were called to the intersection of Harry Ave and Maud St in Lidcombe around 4.45pm to reports a cyclist had been hit.

Despite the best efforts from paramedics, the man was unable to be saved and died at the scene.

A cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Sydney. Picture: Channel 9
A cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Sydney. Picture: Channel 9

Officers are working to identify the man and notify his family about the tragic incident.

NSW Police have established a crime scene around the man and are now searching for a woman who they say can give them information about the crash.

In a statement, police said a vehicle had failed to stop after the incident and officers are appealing for assistance to locate the driver.

Witnesses described the car as being a white or grey sedan and said the driver was a woman of Asian appearance believed to be in her 30s.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.


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