Cyclist taken to hospital by air ambulance after crash at Colyton

A cyclist was taken to hospital by air ambulance suffering neck, back and leg injuries after they were rescued from a ditch at Colyton following a crash.

Firefighters from Colyton and Seaton were on Thursday, January 16, called to New Sidmouth Road at 10.45am, where crews helped paramedics move the casualty.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Fire appliances from Colyton and Seaton were mobilised to assist with the rescue of a cyclist from a ditch following a road traffic collision.

“Crews assisted paramedics to remove the casualty from the ditch on a stretcher, who was then taken to hospital by air ambulance suffering from leg, back and neck injuries.”

 

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