Two county accidents leave cyclist dead and schoolgirl injured
A cyclist has died and a teenage girl was rushed to hospital following two traffic accidents in Lincolnshire.
A 68-year-old cyclist died following an accident in Northolme, Gainsborough at 8.40am yesterday.
The man, who is still to be identified, collided with a grey Landrover Freelander and sustained a serious head injury.
He was rushed to the intensive care unit at Scunthorpe General Hospital but died later that afternoon.
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The driver of the Freelander, a 39-year-old woman from Glentham, near Market Rasen, was shocked but unhurt.
Emergency services were also called to the pedestrian crossing near the row of shops in Skellingthorpe Road, Lincoln, at approximately 3pm in the afternoon.
A 15-year-old schoolgirl, from the Birchwood Avenue area of Lincoln, was involve in an accident with a red Hyundai Amica owned by a man from Lincoln.
The girl, believed to be a pupil from the Priory City of Lincoln Academy, was taken to Lincoln County Hospital with cuts to the back of the head and a suspected broken collar bone.
The area was cordoned off until about 4pm and an investigation is now under way.
Lincolnshire Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have information to help with either of the investigations by calling the Collision Witness Hotline on (01522) 558855.