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Cyclist hit by a bus in York

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3:16pm 17th October 2011

A cyclist remains in a poorly but stable condition after being knocked down by a bus in York.

It happened on Friday night near Acomb Green.

The biker, a 26 year old local man, has a serious head and chest injuries.

He's now at Hull Royal Infirmary.

A police inquiry has been launched.

STATEMENT FROM NORTH YORKSHIRE POLICE

North Yorkshire Police were called at around 8.30pm on Friday 14th October 2011 after reports of a serious road traffic collision near Acomb Green in York.

The collision involving a cyclist and a bus occurred at the junction of Wetherby Road with and Danebury Drive.

The cyclist a 26 year old local man sustained serious head and chest injuries in the collision and was taken to York District Hospital for treatment.

He was later transferred to Hull Royal Infirmary where he remains in a poorly but stable condition.

Wetherby Road was closed until around 12.30am as police conducted their enquiries into the collision.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward with information.

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is urged to contact Traffic Sergeant Julian Pearson, of North Yorkshire Police, on 0845 60 60 24 7, quoting reference number 12110174695.

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