July 30th, 2014
A young, female cyclist has suffered serious life-changing injuries after a traffic collision with another vehicle.
A 15-year-old girl had been riding her silver and white bike on a busy road, not far from the Tour de France route, when the accident occurred. It was about 6pm in the evening when the collision happened involving a blue Audi estate car at a busy cross roads.
The teenager was treated at the scene by emergency services and then airlifted to hospital, where she is currently being treated for her injuries which have been described as life changing.
The driver of the car was uninjured in the collision and the road was closed for over four hours while officers conducted their investigations.
Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the accident or saw either the Audi or the cyclist beforehand to contact them.