Cyclists Lucky to be Alive After Being Hit By Girder

A cyclists has narrowly escaped death when a steel girder fell from a building site in the centre of Oxford as she was riding past.

Medial experts say she is lucky to be alive.

A cyclists has narrowly escaped death when a steel girder fell from a building site in the centre of Oxford as she was riding past.

Medial experts say she is lucky to be alive.

The cyclist was making her way along a main road in Oxford when the girder fell, hitting her on the head.

She was rushed to hospital and suffered a fractured skull, a broken collar bone a deep cut to her head and has been told it could take 2 years to full recover.

“It’s just outrageous that this can occur, they are very lucky that I happen not to be dead,” said the recovering cyclists.

Recalling more of the freak incident she said, “Suddenly I saw this huge steel rod just above me and I think I swerved slightly to get away from it, but next thing I was knocked unconscious and knocked off my bike.”

The contrction company failed to comment on what happened.

The Health and Safety Executive are now investigating the scene.

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