• Tony Bosworth

Major delays on Great Western Highway near Lithgow following fatal accident involving cyclist



Just in case you need to use the Great Western Highway today, police have just let us know major delays are expected around the Lithgow area after a man died following a crash between a pushbike and a vehicle earlier today.


At 11.25am, emergency services responded to reports of a crash between a pushbike rider and a vehicle on the Great Western Highway, Marrangaroo, approximately 7km north of Lithgow.


The pushbike rider died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.


Officers from Chifley Police District have secured a crime scene which will be examined by specialist police.


The driver was not injured. He has been arrested and taken to Lithgow Police Station where he is currently assisting with inquiries.


Major traffic delays are expected to last for some time and motorists are urged to avoid the area. Traffic updates can be viewed at Live Traffic NSW.


As inquiries continue anyone who may have witnessed, or has dashcam footage, of the crash are asked to contact Lithgow Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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