Cyclist injured in Christmas Day fall dies

A cyclist who fell off their bicycle in Auckland on Christmas Day has died in hospital.

Police Source: 1 NEWS

The 57-year-old man was initially transported to Auckland Hospital in a critical condition after the accident on Swanson Rd, Ranui.

Superintendent Steve Greally, National Road Police Manager confirmed the cyclist died today.

"Yet another family has lost someone at Christmas time," he said.

The man was not wearing a helmet at the time.

The death has been referred to the coroner.