York cyclist rushed to Leeds General Infirmary after serious crash

A cyclist involved in a serious crash in York is critically ill in hospital after being rushed to Leeds General Infirmary.

Monday, 8th April 2019, 11:12 am
Updated Monday, 8th April 2019, 11:19 am
A cyclist involved in a serious crash in York is critically ill in hospital after being rushed to Leeds General Infirmary.

The crash happened at 7.15pm on Sunday, April 7 on Holgate Road in York.

It involved the cyclist and a parked car.

The man, who is local to York and in his 50s, treated at the scene for serious head injuries.

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He was taken by ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary, where he remains in a critical condition.

His next of kin have been informed.

-> Man arrested for attempted murder after Huddersfield shootingFollowing the collision, the road was closed for a number of hours to allow police to examine the scene.

North Yorkshire Police said the man was riding a yellow cycle, and wearing a grey sports top, blue cargo trousers and a khaki baseball cap.

They are now appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to contact them on 101, quoting reference 12190062550