Cyclist Hit By Paramedic on Motorcycle

A woman cyclists has been airlifted to hospital after an accident involving a paramedic riding a motorbike.

Police were called to the scene in Portsmouth yesterday at 10:30am.

A woman cyclists has been airlifted to hospital after an accident involving a paramedic riding a motorbike.

Police were called to the scene in Portsmouth yesterday at 10:30am.

The cyclists was airlifted to a local hospital with a fractured pelvis, injuries to the head and a broken knee.

The 57 year old paramedic, who was responding to an emergency call at the time, was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Acting Sergeant Jim Chapman reported: “The paramedic was responding to a call in the Clanfield area. He completed the overtaking of a black Ford Focus and as it came back in it appears at this stage that the cyclist was cycling across the road.”

Police are now calling for witnesses to come forward with any information.

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