Cyclist suffers spine injuries after crash in Hitchin

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A cyclist in his 40s suffered injuries to his spine after a crash involving a car in Hitchin yesterday evening.

Emergency services were called after the man was in collision with a purple Ford KA in Whitehurst Avenue at about 5pm.

An ambulance spokesman said he received a ‘suspected spine injury’ and was subsequently taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage.

Roads in and around the area including Periwinkle Lane and Water Lane were closed until 6.20pm.