A cyclist who fell heavily from his bike in Byron Bay on Monday has died.
The 70-year-old man was riding his pushbike east on Bangalow Road when he fell about 650 metres from the intersection with Coopers Shoot Road.
Paramedics treated him at the scene being he was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition.
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He died in hospital about 4 o’clock yesterday.
Police are urging any witnesses, who have not yet provided their details to police, to come forward.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.