ELDERLY CYCLIST SERIOUSLY INJURED AFTER BEING HIT BY CAR IN BALLINA

An elderly woman has been rushed to Lismore Base Hospital after being hit by a car while cycling in Ballina.

Emergency services were called to the incident on Fox Street shortly after 11 o’clock this morning.

A section of the road was temporarily closed while officers from the crash investigation unit analysed the scene.

The patient, aged in her 80s, is in a serious condition with head injuries.

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