A 52 year old woman has had her leg amputated after being in a collision with a lorry at around 3.40pm in the afternoon. The incident happened at a junction on a busy street and emergency services attended the scene to tend to the woman’s injuries.
The 1st of October signifies the beginning of autumn and all the extra risks on the roads that this brings. Cyclists should take stock of their 2 wheels and ready themselves for tougher cycling conditions. Please find a basic checklist to keep you safe in the months ahead:
Ambulance crews were called to an incident at 4.25pm following a collision between with cyclist and a black Peugeot 307 car.
A 37 year old cyclist was found bleeding on the floor next to his bike in a semi-conscious state. It was clear that he had been knocked off his bike and the driver of the other vehicle involved had not stopped to check on the cyclists well being or report it to the emergency services.
Cycle safety campaigners have questioned the safety of a newly built cycle lane in Newcastle. The design uses humps known as ‘Orcas’ or ‘Armadillos’ which line the bike lane boundary and are designed to stop cars from entering into the cycle lane. Cyclists have called for urgent action as there have been concerns that these new measures 'could be fatal'.
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