Live as cyclist suffers ‘serious injuries’ in…

Live as cyclist suffers ‘serious injuries’ in crash outside primary school
2019-12-05 11:52:00
A cyclist has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a van outside an East Yorkshire primary school. Emergency services were called out to Main Road in Newport at around 10am this morning following reports that a cyclist had been hit. The injured cyclist has been taken to hospital for treatment and the road is closed off in both directions from Thimblehall Road to Hopwood Lane while police investigate the scene. A spokesman for Humberside Police said: “A female cyclist has suffered serious injuries as a result of a collision with a white Transit van in Main Road, Newport. “We were called to the scene by ambulance crews at 10am and the woman has been taken to hospital for treatment. “The road remains closed in both directions from the B1230 at Thimblehall Lane and Hopwood Lane whilst we investigate the circumstances of the incident. “Anyone with information is asked to call us on our non-emergency 101 line, quoting log number 153 of December 5.” You can follow live updates on this incident below. Follow Hull Live Our daily newsletter – To get the latest headlines direct to your email inbox every day, click here. Download our app – You can download our free app for iPhone and iPad from Apple’s App Store, or get the Android version from Google Play. Follow Hull Live on Facebook – Like our Facebook page to get the latest news in your feed and join in the lively discussions in the comments.  Click here to give it a like! Follow us on Twitter – For breaking news and the latest stories, click here to follow Hull Live on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram – On the Hull Live Instagram page we share gorgeous pictures of our stunning city – and if you tag us in your posts, we could repost your picture on our page! We also put the latest news in our Instagram Stories. Click here to follow Hull Live on Instagram.13:13Video of air ambulance arriving at scene earlier12:51Eyewitness rushed to woman’s aidAn eyewitness said the woman left the school just moments before the crash just before 10am.Passersby assisted the woman using a first aid kit from inside the school, blankets and a coat.She said: ““The lady suffered was on the floor with a head injury. We tried to keep her stable and calm her down.“She wasn’t a unconscious. She said she wanted to sit up as she didn’t feel very well..“We kept her on the ground and we just sat with her until the ambulance arrived. Fingers crossed she will be okay.”12:51KEY EVENTYorkshire Ambulance statement We received a call for a collision between a cyclist and a van at 9:57am on Thursday 5 December 2019 on Main Road in Newport. An emergency ambulance, an air ambulance and a doctor attended the scene and one patient has been taken by ambulance to Hull Royal Infirmary.12:23Newport School statementNewport Primary School have posted on their Facebook page saying: “There has been a road traffic accident outside school, the road is closed temporarily.“No children have been involved and they are unaware. We will let everyone know about the r

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