Five cyclists rushed to hospital after being hit by car in Brisbane

FIVE cyclists have been rushed to hospital after a car ploughed into them in Brisbane this morning.

The incident happened on Dornoch Terrace in West End just before 6.30am.

Police said a car was turning into a property when it collided with the riders coming past in the opposite direction.


Two cyclists, a 54-year-old Paddington woman and a 51-year-old Ashgrove man, were taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Police say the 51-year-old man has sustained broken bones and will require surgery.

Three cyclists, a 45-year-old Albany Creek man, a 54-year-old Highgate Hill woman and a 49—year-old Norman Park man, were taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a stable condition.

The driver of the car, a 22-year-old Beenleigh man, was not physically injured.

Police are on scene investigating.