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Cyclist seriously injured after coming off bike in Ingleton

Cyclist seriously injured after coming off bike in Ingleton

Published by The Stray FM News Team at 8:24am 21st June 2020.

The man in his 40s was taken to hospital after the incident in the Yorkshire Dales village on Saturday morning.

  • It's not yet known why the cyclist came off his bike
  • It happened as he was riding down the B6255 Back Gate at around 11am
  • He was taken to Preston Hospital for treatment, police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist suffered serious injuries in Ingleton in the Yorkshire Dales.

The incident occurred at about 11am on Saturday morning (20th June). A cyclist was riding down the B6255 Back Gate towards the A65 when, for unknown reasons, he came off his bike and suffered serious head injuries.

The cyclist, a man in his 40s, was treated at the scene by ambulance staff before being taken to Preston Hospital.

He was riding a black Dolan bicycle and wearing a blue cycling top.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or was travelling in the area around 11am and has relevant dashcam footage, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police. Please dial 101, and quote reference NYP-20062020-0180.

 

Picture shows B6255 Back Gate in Ingleton and is courtesy of Google Street View