Cyclist seriously injured in car crash at Waterfall

A cyclist has been flown to hospital with what are believed to be serious injuries after a collision with a car this morning at Waterfall in Sydney's south.

The 35-year-old woman was riding along McKell Avenue when she was in a collision with a car travelling in the opposite direction at about 7:15am, according to police.

Police closed the Princes Highway and McKell Avenue in both directions at 7:41am to allow a rescue helicopter to land, and motorists had to queue for about 30 minutes with no detours in place, before the highway was reopened.

McKell Avenue remained closed until 10:07am for crash investigation and clean-up.

It is believed the driver stopped after the collision and inquiries into the incident are continuing.

A crime scene has been established, as standard procedure, and a police spokesperson said inquiries will depend on interviewing the cyclist when her condition improves.

The story Cyclist seriously injured in car crash at Waterfall first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.

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