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Cyclist suffers serious injuries after crash with lorry in Leamington

Leamington Editorial 4th Oct, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A CYCLIST suffered serious injuries after a crash involving a lorry in Leamington town centre

It happened at the junction of of Newbold Street and Hamilton Terrace around 2pm on Monday.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The cyclist, a woman believed to be in her 40s, was being cared for by police officers when ambulance staff arrived.

“Upon assessment the woman was found to have sustained multiple serious injuries with suspected fractures to her ankle and pelvis. She was given pain relief and fluids and once her condition had been stabilised, ambulance staff carefully immobilised.”

Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance also attended – landing outside the Jephson Gardens gates on Newbold Terrace – but the woman was taken by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further trauma care.