Car strikes and injures bike rider
A CYCLIST is in a serious condition with head and upper torso injuries after being struck by a car in Mermaid Waters on Boxing Day.
Police are investigating the incident which occurred about 4.15pm.
The 24-year-old male cyclist was riding east on Duet Drive when he entered the T-intersection with Sunshine Boulevard.
The cyclist rode into the path of a station wagon travelling on Sunshine Boulevard.
He was taken to Gold Coast Hospital in a critical condition.
Police believe the cyclist was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au.