A 70-year-old man who came off his bike near Byron Bay on Monday has died in hospital, prompting police to renew calls for witnesses to the incident.
The man was riding his pushbike east along Bangalow Road near Byron Bay about 12.30pm when had came off about 650 metres from the intersection with Coopers Shoot Road, impacting heavily with the road.
Emergency services were contacted and the man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being airlifted to Gold Coast Hospital in a critical condition.
Officers from Richmond Crash Investigation Unit attended and commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
About 4pm on Tuesday the 70-year-old man died in hospital.
Police are urging any witnesses, who have not yet provided their details to police, to come forward.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.