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Man dies after mountain bike crash

April 22, 2014 - 6:18AM

Marissa Calligeros
brisbanetimes.com.au reporter

Daisy Hill Conversation Park in Brisbane's south is considered one of Australia's premier mountain biking areas.

A man has died after crashing his mountain bike in Daisy Hill forest in Brisbane's south.

Other mountain bike riders found the 52-year-old man unconscious at the bottom of a very steep trail in the conservation park about 8am on Monday.

The man, from Wellington Point, was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital by ambulance with critical head injuries, but passed away about 9pm.

A mountain biking trail in Daisy Hill Conservation Park.

Police said it appeared the man had lost control of his bike while riding, but they would continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Daisy Hill Conservation Park is considered one of Australia's premier mountain bike riding areas. It is frequented by riders, particularly on weekends.

The park includes at least seven designated mountain bike trails, as well as fire trails which are open to horse riders and trail runners.

Anyone with information about Monday's incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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