Friday 16 July 2010

Under the buses

A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a collision with a bus.

The victim, who is believed to be an elderly woman, was trapped under the bus following the incident at 10.45am today.

Emergency services were called to the accident
which happened near Mecca Bingo on Talbot Road, Blackpool.


THE DANGERS of cycling on Brent's busy roads were thrown into sharp relief on Saturday (10) after a 35-year-old man suffered two broken legs after being crushed under a bus.

The collision happened shortly after 12.30pm in the busy afternoon traffic, at the junction of Station Terrace and Chamberlayne Road

Mayor of London Boris Johnson in January announced he was giving Brent £25,000 to encourage cycling in the borough.