Cyclist hit in Montrose


By Taylah Eastwell

A male in his late teens was hit by a car while riding his bike in Montrose this afternoon.

The cyclist was taken to Box Hill Hospital with a non-life threatening leg injury, according to Ambulance Victoria.

A spokesperson from Lilydale Police said the driver failed to give way and collided with the cyclist at the Richards Road and Swansea Road intersection just after 2.20pm on Sunday 7 February.

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said two vehicles were also involved in a collision at the scene. A toddler and baby boy, who were restrained in their car seats during the incident, were assessed by paramedics but did not require emergency care.

A male driver in his 20’s was also assessed but did not require medical treatment.