Bicycle NSW wishes to express its condolences for the friends and family of a woman who died whilst riding her bicycle this morning around 8am.

The woman was hit by a truck near Boambee on the NSW North Coast Highway.

In spite of the best efforts of paramedics and a nurse providing emergency first aid, the woman could not be saved.

NSW Police are diverting south bound traffic on the Pacific Highway near Sawtell, and drivers are reminded to be patient as police conduct their investigations.

“Every death on the roads in NSW is one too many,” said Bicycle NSW General Manager of Public Affairs, Bastien Wallace.

This is the 12th bike rider fatality this year on NSW roads.

“We join with NSW Ambulance in calling on all road users to look out for the safety of others”, said Bastien.

If you have information about this crash please contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000

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