December 18 2013 Latest news:
Story by: JOHN ELWORTHY
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
A CYCLIST was seriously injured today after being involved in a collision with a car in the centre of Wisbech.
The accident happened shortly before 11.30am when the cyclist – a young man in his 20s – entered West Street from Cannon Street.
Cambs Police confirmed they had been called by the emergency services to deal with the incident which led temporarily to the road being closed for an air ambulance.
A police spokesman said they had been alerted to the accident by the East of England Air Ambulance who flew the injured man to Addenbroke’s Hospital, Cambridge.
“The indications are that it was pretty serious,” said the spokesman.
Police have appealed for anywhere who witnessed the collision to get in touch.
The spokesman said the road was closed whilst police helped in finding a safe spot for the air ambulance to land.