When news happens text pix and video to 80360. Start your message with BE then leave a space.
Cyclist seriously injured in Poole crash “out of immediate danger”
THE cyclist airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries following an evening rush-hour collision in Poole on Thursday is out of immediate danger, police say.
Dorset Police have confirmed the Poole man is in a stable condition at Southampton Gen-eral Hospital.
A woman, the driver of a black Audi A1 car involved in the incident, has been helping police with their inquiries. No arrests have been made.
Emergency services were called to the scene at Mannings Heath roundabout on the Dorset Way just after 6pm.
The cyclist, a man in his 30s, received on-the-spot treatment by paramedics before being airlifted to Southampton General Hospital with “serious, life-threatening injuries”.
Specially-trained Dorset Police crash investigators carried out a detailed inspection of the scene while officers closed the road.
One side of the A3049 Dorset Way was shut from the Old Wareham Road (Tower Park roundabout) and Mannings Heath Road was partially blocked from Tesco at Tower Park while the emergency services attended.
Sergeant Lee Savage, from the Dorset Police traffic unit, appealed for any witnesses who saw a black Audi A1 car or the bright blue drop handlebar road bicycle, before or during the crash, to contact him.
He confirmed the victim was flown by air ambulance to the Southampton trauma unit, where emergency medics were standing by.
Sgt Savage reiterated: “If anyone witnessed the pedal cyclist or the Audi prior to the collision or if they saw the collision can they please contact me.”
Witnesses or anyone with information can contact Sgt Savage on 101, quoting incident number 390 of October 3.
Comments are closed on this article.