Cyclist suffers head injuries after collision with garbage truck in Victoria Park

The scene in Victoria Park this morning. Photo: Claire Grantham/Twitter
The scene in Victoria Park this morning. Photo: Claire Grantham/Twitter

A 43-year-old male cyclist has been taken to hospital after a collision with a rubbish truck in Victoria Park this morning.

The crash occurred about 6.30am at the intersection of Albany Highway and Temple Street.

The truck, which was being driven by a 28-year-old man, was travelling south along Albany Highway.

The cyclist, a 43-year-old man of East Victoria Park, was travelling north.

The cyclist was taken to Royal Perth Hospital by St John Ambulance after reportedly suffering severe head injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make report online www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

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