9 Feb 2010

Cyclist now identified

12:04 pm on 9 February 2010

Police have now identified a cyclist seriously injured in Whanganui.

They were unable to identify the man, in his 20s, who was riding a black mountain bike when it collided with a car outside Girls College around 11.25pm on Monday.

He has been transferred to Wellington hospital and is in a serious condition.

Police say his name will not be made public until the man's family have been contacted.

Police are asking anyone who saw the crash, which involved a red Mazda Eunos, to contact them.