Cyclist sustains critical injuries in early morning crash

A CYCLIST is in a critical condition after an incident in Hamilton.

Sergeant David Walkely, of Hamilton police, said a 69-year-old man collided with a vehicle about 7.55am.

The incident happened at the Hensley Park Road and Gray Street intersection.

“The male cyclist has critical injuries and has been airlifted to Melbourne,” Sergeant Walkley said.

Traffic was diverted around the scene for about two hours while the man was treated at the scene.

Police are investigating the incident.

If you have any information that could assist police call 5551 9100.