News State Queensland Four cyclists in hospital after early-morning hit-and-run
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Four cyclists in hospital after early-morning hit-and-run

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Police examine the blood-spattered car thought to be involved in Wednesday's hit and run. Photo: ABC
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Police have found a car that struck five cyclists who were on an early morning ride in Townsville, north Queensland, in a hit-and-run incident.

Emergency services were called to the incident at Dalrymple Road at Mount Louisa, about 5.40am on Wednesday.

The Queensland Ambulance Service said four people were taken to hospital.

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Bicycles lie abandoned on the road as police examine the scene in Townsville. Photo: ABC

Two of the cyclists are in a serious condition – a woman in her 50s has a leg injury and a woman in her 40s has leg and pelvic injuries.

Two men, aged 50 and 30, are in a stable condition with back injuries.

A woman in her 50s has minor injures.

The car was dumped outside a wreckers at suburban Mount Louisa, where a second crime scene has been set up. No arrests have been made.

One lane of the road has been closed.

-ABC