Woman cyclist airlifted to hospital after being hit by lorry in York

The junction between Hazel Court and James Street in York. Photograph © Google Street View
8 Mar 2017 @ 5.08 pm
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A woman cyclist is in a serious condition in hospital after a collision with a lorry in York.

The 25-year-old woman from York had to be airlifted to hospital after the accident at around 8am on Wednesday (March 8).

The blue Jewson’s lorry was turning left from Hazel Court onto James Street, and the cyclist was travelling along James Street towards Lawrence Street, when the collision occurred.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance took the cyclist to Leeds General Infirmary after she suffered serious injuries.

Witness appeal

The lorry driver wasn’t hurt and voluntarily attended the police station to assist officers with the investigation.

James Street was closed until 1pm to allow police to examine the scene and the vehicles involved.

Police are appealing for witnesses. If you saw the collision, the Jewson’s lorry or the woman riding a mountain bike near the junction, contact traffic officers – details below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for TC1532 Harrison of the Tadcaster Road Policing Group
Quote reference number 12170038948