A MAN has been charged over a car crash that killed a cyclist and seriously injured a passer-by in Brisbane’s north-east.
Key points:A man has been arrested over the crash involving a cyclist in the Brisbane CBDMr Johnson, a 29-year-old man from Brisbane, has been remanded in custody for up to 18 monthsMr Johnson has been bailed to return to court in MayMr Johnson’s lawyer says he is seeking bail to clear his nameThe crash happened at about 9:45pm on Wednesday in the east Brisbane suburb of Northcote.
Police said the cyclist, a 24-year old man, died at the scene.
Police say the cyclist was riding his bike in the vicinity of North Creek Rd and Woodland Dr when he was hit by a car travelling at speeds of up to 100km/h.
He died at hospital.
His bike was taken to Brisbane’s King Street Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police allege Mr Johnson is responsible for the death of the cyclist and the damage to his bike.
Police have charged Mr Johnson with negligent driving causing death, careless driving causing serious injury and driving with a suspended licence.
The Crown Law Society has been contacted for comment.
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