Awful when any cyclist is seriously injured.
Limited info (two different ages stated) so do not know if an Adelaide Cyclists member.
Serious crash at Teringie – cyclist and kangaroo collide on 21-Oct-2018
Posted by SAPOL on 21-Oct-2018
A cyclist is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash at Teringie.
About 8.45am on Sunday 21-Oct-2018, police and emergency services were called to Norton Summit Road after a cyclist was struck by a kangaroo.
A 52yo man from Seaton sustained serious injuries in the crash and was rushed to the RAH.
Norton Summit Rd was closed for several hours between Colonial Drive and Glen Stuart Rd but has since been reopened.
Cyclist rushed to hospital after hitting kangaroo in Adelaide Hills
Published by ABC News on 21-Oct-2018
A cyclist has been rushed to hospital with critical injuries after a collision with a kangaroo in Adelaide's foothills.
Emergency services were called to the scene on Norton Summit Rd at Teringie about 8:45am, and the 45yo man was taken to the RAH.
The circumstances of the crash are being investigated, and SA Health said the man's condition is considered critical.
The force of the impact was enough to snap part of the bike's frame.
Norton Summit Rd is a popular route for weekend cyclists.
It was closed between Colonial Dr and Glen Stuart Rd as Major Crash investigators attended the scene.
Any update on this cyclists condition?
Nasty. There was an Advertiser article as well. Some of the comments contain the usual offensive rubbish.
Reading the SAPOL page I discovered a Facebook page called the Australian Cyclist Threats Database
Michael, the link to ACTD is interesting.
The site shared on 14-Oct-2018, Scott Sunderland's photo of 19-Aug-2015
If you think a close pass on a cyclist is safe (less than a metre), try walking on a station platform between the yellow and white lines while a train is passing.