Regional: Pensioner injured in Bicester crash

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a road traffic collision which has left a cyclist with serious injuries.

Wednesday, 11th December 2019, 3:02 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th December 2019, 3:02 pm
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The incident happened at just after 9am on Tuesday, December 10 at the Middleton Stoney Road junction with Shakespeare Drive in Bicester when a black Peugeot 208 was in collision with a blue mountain bike.

The cyclist, a 77-year-old man from Bicester, was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Investigating officer PC Julia Stroud of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Bicester, said: "I am appealing for anybody that witnessed this collision and have not yet contacted police to please do so.

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"I'm particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the car or the pedal cyclist in the moments before the collision, or who may have dash-cam footage of the incident.

"I would like to thank all those members of the public who stopped to help the injured cyclist and commenced first aid at the scene.

"Anyone with any information should call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 43190385315 or make a report online."