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Cyclist suffers serious head injuries in Bury St Edmunds




A man suffered severe head injuries in a serious road traffic collision in Bury St Edmunds last night.

The Suffolk Accident Rescue Service critical care team were sent to assist the East of England Ambulance Service after the incident on the junction of Northgate Street and Tayfen Road.

A male cyclist suffered a potentially serious head injury and was treated at the scene by the SARS team before being taken by ambulance to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.

The male cyclist was transported to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.
The male cyclist was transported to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a critical care paramedic attended to a cyclist who had been hit by a car on a roundabout on the A143 in Bury St Edmunds just after 6pm yesterday.

"The patient was transported to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a serious condition."

A police spokesperson said they attended the scene at 6pm and left just before 8pm and that, as of 8pm last night, the cyclists' injuries were 'not thought to be life threatening or life changing'.

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