Appeal after cyclist suffers serious injuries in collision

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Police are appealing for information following a collision in Potton Road, Hilton, today (Tuesday).

At about 7.05am a white Mercedes Sprinter van was involved in a collision with a cyclist.

The cyclist, a man in his 50s, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, with what police described as serious injuries.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “Officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed what happened, or saw the van or cyclist in the moments leading up to the collision.”

A team from Magpas air ambulance also attended.


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A spokesman for the charity said: “Magpas Doctor Rod Mackenzie and paramedic Dan Cody landed in a rural location via the Magpas air ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been seriously injured in a collision between a car and a bicycle.

“The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient who had sustained multiple serious injuries. They placed the man into a medically induced coma at the scene before airlifting him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The patient was in a very serious but stable condition upon arrival.”

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Anyone with information should call 101 and ask to speak to the Road Policing Unit, quoting reference CC-17072018-0078. Alternatively report online at www.cambs.police.uk/report.

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