Teenage cyclist seriously injured in collision with car in Hillmorton, Rugby

Two people were hurt by the crash

Two people were hurt by the crash

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A teenage cyclist suffered serious head injuries after a collision with a car in Rugby.

The crash occurred on High Street, Hillmorton at around 4.20pm yesterday (Tuesday, November 10).

The boy suffered serious head injuries and had a reduced level of consciousness when ambulance crews arrived.

He was given emergency treatment at the scene and was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, where his condition was described as serious.

A rapid response vehicle, a community first responder, an ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a cyclist and a car that had been in a significant collision.

“The boy that was riding the bicycle had suffered serious head injuries in the crash and had a reduced level of consciousness.

“The teenager received emergency treatment at the scene from medics including being anaesthetised by the trauma Doctor.

“Following treatment the boy was transferred by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency treatment.

“The hospital had been pre alerted to the patient’s arrival and his serious condition.”