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Cyclist injured in Mornington collision

Police are calling on road users to take extra care on the roads with sun glare being investigated as the… Police are calling on road users to take extra care on the roads with sun glare being investigated as the possible cause of a collision in Mornington this morning.

A male cyclist was travelling north on the Nepean Highway about 8am when he was struck from behind by a motorist near the intersection with Belleura Road.

The injured cyclist has been taken to hospital while the male driver of the car was physically uninjured.

The driver told police that he couldn’t see the cyclist due to sun glare on the road.

Members of the Somerville Highway Patrol are investigating the collision.

Police are warning those in the area to take extra precaution and be aware that glare during winter may limit the ability to see other road users clearly.

Motorists should ensure they always drive to the conditions and cyclists are encouraged to wear safety gear such as flashing tail lights, even during the day.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Natalie Webster

Media Officer

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