90 year old cyclist airlifted to hospital after road traffic collision with a car

Emergency services responded to calls that a cyclist had been dismounted by a car at approximately 9.15 am when he was in a road collision with a Ford Ka.

The 90 year old was found conscious but in pain at the accident site and paramedics quickly treated the cyclist at the roadside before quickly transporting him to hospital via air ambulance.

His injuries are believed to be severe and the driver of the Ford Ka was in shock but unhurt.

A Police spokesman said: “An elderly Lincolnshire man who lives in the ….. area was taken to Nottingham Queen’s Medical Centre by air ambulance.

“His cycle was involved in a collision with a Ford Ka ……….. at 9.15am.

“At this stage his condition isn’t known, but his injuries are believed to be serious.

“Nobody in the Ford Ka was hurt in the collision.”

“The road was closed for just over an hour, but has since re-opened.”

An Air ambulance spokesperson commented:  “They had been called to treat a cyclist injured when he was involved in a collision with a car.

“The ……. medical team assessed a man in his 90s who had sustained multiple injuries.

“They provided him with pain relief and sedated him before air lifting him to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham. The patient was in a serious condition upon arrival at hospital.

 

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