Cyclist left with life-threatening injuries after East Northants crash

A 72-year-old cyclist was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a crash near Oundle yesterday (Wednesday).

Thursday, 19th December 2019, 9:24 am
Updated Thursday, 19th December 2019, 9:25 am
Police are appealing for witnesses

Police have launched an appeal after the incident on a country road between Bulwick and Southwick at about 11.35am.

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A group of cyclists were riding from towards Southwick when one of the riders fell off his bike and into the side of a silver Honda Jazz.

The cyclist, a 72-year-old man from Peterborough, was taken to University Hospital Coventry with life-threatening injuries.

A police spokesman said: "Anyone with information or anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 or Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 171 of 18/12/19."