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*****UPDATE******Appeal after cyclist seriously injured in Thornton-le-Street collision

Last modified: 16 October 2018 at 11:18am

Police are appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage following a serious collision involving a cyclist on the #A168 in Thornton-le-Street, Thirsk.

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Update 6pm Tuesday 3 October 2017

The vehicle involved in the collison was a silver Nissan Micra and not a van. A van was travelling behind the Micra but it was not involved in the collision.

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It happened at around 9.15am on Tuesday 3 October 2017 and involved a female cyclist in her 50s and a van.

The cyclist was taken to James Cook hospital where she currently remains in a critical condition.

The female driver of the van was uninjured.

Officers are appealing to anyone who was in Thornton-le-Street this morning and witnessed the collision to contact them.

In addition they would like to speak to anyone with dash-cam footage of the collision.

Anyone with information should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. Please select option 2 and ask to speak to Hamish Halloway. You can also email Hamish.Halloway@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote reference number NYP-03102017-0100.

The road was closed while officers carried out an examination of the scene. It reopened at 12pm.

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