Cyclist injured in morning rush hour collision

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Part of Lawford Road is currently closed off to traffic following a collision between a car and a cyclist this morning (Wednesday).

Police were called just before 8.10am to the incident, which happened near to the Western relief road. They said the cyclist is believed to have sustained a fracture to her leg.

Police also confirmed that one person is currently on their way to police custody.

A West Midlands Ambulance spokesperson added that their crews were in attendance at the scene of the collision.

They said they treated the cyclist, a woman in her 40s, for multiple injuries and she has since been taken to University Hospital Coventry.

As of 9am this morning, Lawford Road is still closed.