Latest figures out reveal that whilst cyclist deaths on our roads are on the decline, the number of seriously injured is definitely on the increase. This increase in injuries could be down to any number of factors such as better techniques in A&E and trauma units keeping people alive, increase wearing of head protection, more cyclists on the road etc. Either way the figures reveal some interesting facts and has kept cycle safety high up on people’s radar.
A young woman was killed after a collision with an HGV whilst cycling to work in the morning. She was the 8th cyclist to die in the capital this year and it is clear that people are sick of politicians saying that something needs to be done.
London cyclists will be delighted to find out that London’s Cycle Superhighway 1 (SC1) will be extended further following a lengthy Transport for London consultation process and overhwelming support from residents and businesses.
The accident happened during rush hour on a busy London road. Witnesses heard a bang and thought that someone had let off a shot gun but it was in fact the sound of a cyclist being knocked down by a big double decker bus.
A young cyclist, believed to be in his 20's, was rushed to Hospital following a collision with a car. Emergency services were called to the site of the accident at a busy road junction at approx. 2pm.
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