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Cyclist airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital after North Dandalup crash

Photos: Tex Reeks

A cyclist has been airlifted to hospital after being struck by a car North Dandalup this afternoon.

About 5pm, St John Ambulance and police were called to Hines Road near Scarp Road after a vehicle clipped a man riding a bicycle.

The RAC Rescue helicopter was forced to land on Scarp Road next to North Dandalup Dam.

The man in his 50s, sustained serious deep lacerations and was flown to Royal Perth Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police closed Scarp Road for more than 30 minutes as paramedics loaded the man into the helicopter.

The road has since reopened.

Tex Reeks

Texas (Tex) Reeks is a video journalist and national award-winning news photographer. Reeks' dedication and commitment to local news media and telling stories has seen him build an extensive portfolio in Western Australia's news industry from a young age. Writing online stories and covering news events for Perth's mainstream media networks, Reeks, has covered and broken some of WA's biggest breaking news stories including shark attacks, police manhunts, plane crashes, major crime investigations, and major political incidents. Reeks' interest and knowledge in criminology and policing results in his focus on crime and court stories.
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