Police are calling for anyone with information to come forward after a man was killed in a hit-and-run near Mullumbimby today. Bicycle NSW wishes to express its condolences to the family and friends of the rider.
The body of the man was discovered by a passing motorist who called emergency services after 1am on Sunday to Wilsons Creek Road in Wilsons Creek, about 9km southwest of Mullumbimby.
The man is believed to be aged in his 20s, and a push-bike was found near his body.
Paramedics and police officers from Tweed/Byron Police District attended, but unfortunately the man was declared deceased at the scene. He has not yet been formally identified.
A crime scene was established and the road closed.
“We are saddened and appalled at this news, and wish to share our condolences on behalf of Bicycle NSW and our members with the family and friends of the rider,” said Bicycle NSW General Manager of Public Affairs, Bastien Wallace.
“We urge anyone with information about what happened to speak with police,” said Bastien.
Police are calling for anyone with dashcam footage or information to contact Byron Bay Police Station on (02) 6685 9499 Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.