A cyclist has been badly hurt after crashing into a parked lorry

Monday 18th September 2017 – 4.10pm – Murray MacGregor.

A cyclist has suffered very serious injuries after riding into the back of a parked lorry.

It happened in Sherlock Street in Birmingham this lunchtime.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene after a number of calls at 12.20pm.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a cyclist, who was estimated to be in his 20s, who had suffered a serious head injury.  He was not wearing a helmet.

“The man was in a serious condition and was anaesthetised at the scene before being taken to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”

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