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80-year-old cyclist airlifted to hospital after York crash

The incident happened on Green Dykes Lane Credit: Google Streetview

Police are investigating a serious collision between a bicycle and car in which saw a pensioner airlifted to hospital in York.

The incident occurred on Green Dykes Lane, on the approach to the traffic light junction with Hull Road and Lawrence Street, at around 7.04pm on Tuesday.

It involved an 80-year-old man on a bicycle and a BMW 1 Series that was stationary in traffic waiting for the traffic lights to change.

It appears the man on the bicycle has collided with the rear of the BMW and he has fallen onto the road.

Paramedics gave him treatment at the scene before he was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary. He is in a serious but stable condition.

The scene was closed to traffic until 11.30pm while the collision investigation took place.