MAN DIES IN CASINO AFTER COLLISION BETWEEN HIS BIKE AND A CAR

A man has died on the Far North Coast after a collision between his bicycle and a car in Casino.

Officers were at a home on Churchill Crescent when they noticed a cyclist riding without a helmet or lights on his bike.

Police asked the man to stop, however he kept riding and collided with a car at the Hotham street intersection.

The rider was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

He is yet to be formally identified.

The driver of the car, a 20-year-old man from Queensland was uninjured and taken to Casino Hospital for mandatory testing.

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