Road traffic accident between cyclist and Fiat 500 leaves cyclist with facial injuries

Emergency services responded to 999 calls after a cyclist was dismounted after being involved in  a road traffic accident with a Fiat 500 and sustained facial injuries.  The accident happened on a busy road around noon with police, road and air ambulances attending the accident scene.

The cyclist was found on the roadside conscious but with serious facial injuries and so he was airlifted to the nearest hospital for further treatment.

A Policing Unit spokesman said: “At just after midday, ……Police and …….. were called to reports of a cyclist having been injured in a collision involving a car.

“The rider, from ………, suffered serious facial injuries and was flown by air ambulance to …….. hospital where he is undergoing treatment for his injuries.

“The injuries are described as serious but not life threatening and the rider is talking to medical staff and family. ”

Roads were closed for several hours whilst emergency crews treated the cyclist and police investigated the accident scene.

Cycling accidents can be devastating.  A cyclist is often left dazed and confused after an accident and it is important to try and get witnesses to give you their details if they saw what happened and contact the Police immediately. If you or a loved one has been involved in a road traffic accident and you believe the fault is with the other road user then call us now on 01625 506 672 for an informal chat with one of our specialist cycle accident solicitors.

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