Cyclist suffers serious head injuries after crash in Spixworth

The scene of a crash between a car and a cyclist in Spixworth, at the junction of Beeston Lane and B

The scene of a crash between a car and a cyclist in Spixworth, at the junction of Beeston Lane and Buxton Road. - Credit: Archant

One person has been airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries following a crash involving a car and a cycle.

Police were called to the scene, on the junction of Beeston Lane and Buxton Road in Spixworth, north of Norwich, at 7.25pm yesterday.

A Vauxhall Astra was involved in the crash with the cyclist.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust said: 'A rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer, East Anglian Air Ambulance and response car from EAAA were dispatched. An off duty paramedic was also on scene.

'They treated a man, believed to be in his 20s, who had suffered a serious head injury. He was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge for further treatment.'


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A fire crew from Sprowston also attended and the road was closed until just after midnight, with police investigators recording the accident scene.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the crash or has information concerning the riding or driving manner of either the car or the cyclist beforehand.

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Witnesses should contact the Serious Collison Investigation Team on 101.

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