Cyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in Doncaster

Police are seeking witnesses after a collision in Doncaster left a cyclist in hospital with ‘life-threatening’ injuries.

The collision between a black pedal cycle and a silver Peugeot 207 happened at a pelican crossing on Balby Road, opposite Carr View Avenue, around 6pm yesterday, Tuesday 4 February 2014.

Officers believe the cyclist was riding his bike to cross the road, from the nearside, when the cycle was in collision with the Peugeot in the outside lane of the carriageway, with the car heading towards Doncaster town centre.

The cyclist, a 23-year-old Armthorpe man, sustained a ‘life-threatening’ head injury and is currently detained at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield.

The driver of the Peugeot, a 22-year-old Doncaster man, was not injured.

Anyone witnesses to the collision should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 840 of Tuesday, 4 February 2014.