Teenage cyclist seriously injured in collision just outside Banbury remains hospitalised

The teenage cyclist seriously injured in a road traffic collision just outside Banbury remains hospitalised.

Monday, 7th June 2021, 5:39 pm

A teenage boy was left seriously injured after a road traffic collision which happened in Broughton Road near the Banbury Road junction between Banbury and Broughton.

The collision happened around 6.40pm on Saturday June 5.

The incident happened after a grey Citroen C3 and a cyclist were involved in a collision on Broughton Road.

Thames Valley Police have since launched an appeal for witnesses to the collision.

The cyclist, a teenage boy, suffered a head injury and was taken to hospital.

Police have confirmed today (Monday June 7) the victim remains in hospital in a stable condition.

A spokesperson for South Central Ambulance Service said they responded and sent a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance and the Thames Valley Air Ambulance to the incident.

The cyclist suffered a serious head injury and following initial treatment at the scene was then taken by road ambulance to the major trauma unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, with the air ambulance team travelling with the patient.

Thames Valley Police have since launched an appeal for witnesses to the collision.

No arrests have been made in connection to the collision.

Investigating officer, PC Alex Norrish, of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said; “I am appealing for any witnesses to this incident to please come forward.

“I would also ask any motorists with dash-cams who were in the local area around 6.40pm yesterday to please check any footage in case it has captured something that could assist the investigation.

“Anyone with information can contact police by making a report online or calling 101, quoting reference 43210245029.