Cyclist critical after crash

By Abby Gillies

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A cyclist is in a critical condition after being hit by a car in east Christchurch today.

The man was in Christchurch Hospital's intensive care unit with critical head injuries after he was hit by a car on Pages Rd in Aranui just after midday.

He suffered critical head injuries.

The driver of the car, believed to be a woman in her 60s, suffered minor injuries A police spokesman said she was "upset and shocked'' over the crash.

Police have reportedly identified the man who was described as being in his teens or mid-20s, with dark hair, slim build and 180cm tall.

- APNZ

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