Cyclist badly injured after being hit by VW Golf

Police said the incident happened at around 8am after reports the man’s bike had been struck.  The road was closed as police and paramedics attended the scene.

A spokesman for the Police said: “The incident involved a cyclist, a man in his 50s, …and a black Volkswagen Golf.

“Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find alternative routes of travel.

“Officers are appealing for anyone who saw the manner of driving or cycling of either party involved prior to the incident to contact them.”

A spokesman for the Ambulance Service said: “We were called just after 7.50am …

“We sent three paramedic cars and an ambulance to the scene and the air ambulance was called for additional clinical assistance.”

“We transported the patient by road. He had head and neck injuries and a leg injury.”

At this stage the extent of the injuries of cyclist, in his 50s, are not confirmed but the man was put in a neck brace and officials suspect he has suffered a broken hip or pelvis. It is not believed the driver of the Golf, who stopped at the scene, was hurt.

 

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