Man found unconscious on roadside with critical head injuries

A MAN is fighting for his life in hospital after he was found lying on the side of a road, unconscious with horrific head injuries in Sydney overnight.

Police believe the 64-year-old man may have been cycling through Parramatta Park before he was found clinging to life on side of Trott Street just after 6pm on Thursday.

He was treated by paramedics before being rushed to Westmead Hospital for emergency surgery.


Hospital staff called police after the man’s condition rapidly deteriorated to a critical state.

Exactly how the man sustained his injuries remains a mystery, with police confirming his bicycle was located undamaged.

Police spent the night canvassing the area for clues, trying to establish a timeline of the man’s movements.

Detectives are now appealing for anyone with information that could assist them with their investigation to come forward and call Parramatta Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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