Cyclist hit by car in Christchurch

The 28-year-old cyclist was knocked off his bike around 6.20am. Photo / Thinkstock
The 28-year-old cyclist was knocked off his bike around 6.20am. Photo / Thinkstock

A male cyclist has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Christchurch city this morning.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Hay St and Linwood Ave around 6.20am, when the 28-year-old cyclist was knocked off his bike, a Christchurch police spokesman said.

The man was transported to Christchurch Hospital "conscious and breathing".

No other details were immediately available.

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