Cyclist airlifted to Sydney hospital after crashing into sheep

Photo: File.
Photo: File.

A CYCLIST has been airlifted to a Sydney hospital suffering serious injuries after colliding with a sheep and coming off his bike.

The 52-year-old was riding on the Lagoon Road on Wednesday morning when the incident occurred.

A spokesperson for NSW Ambulance said they received a Triple-0 call just before 7am saying a man had been injured after coming off his bike.

One unit responded and treated the man for serious chest injuries and back pain at the scene.

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He was then transferred to Orange Base Hospital via road ambulance in a stable condition.

A spokesperson for the hospital said the man's condition remained stable and he was to be airlifted to Westmead Hospital on Wednesday evening.

The condition of he sheep is unknown.