Update: Sleaford cyclist seriously hurt in Grantham crash

Police news.
Police news.

A 51-year-old cyclist from Sleaford has been seriously injured in a collision with a car on Bridge End Road, Grantham yesterday.

East Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed that they were called at 4.25pm yesterday following the crash between with the pedal cycle and a black Peugeot 307 car.

The car driver was uninjured but the cyclist, a 51-year-old man from Sleaford, has suffered serious trauma injuries to his head, chest, lower abdomen and leg.

A solo paramedic was first on the scene and began treating the patient, with additional support requested. Two air ambulances attended, one from Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire and the other from Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland. A double crew ambulance also arrived at the scene and the cyclist was taken to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.

The road was closed from around 4.30pm until 8.30pm. Both vehicles had been travelling out of Grantham toards Somerby Hill roundabout when they collided.

The Investigating Officer has asked for anyone who saw the collision to call the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855 quoting incident 280 of September 15.