Cyclist, aged 97, suffers injuries in serious South Yorkshire road collision

A 97-year-old cyclist has been taken to hospital with head and shoulder injuries after a collision with a vehicle in Doncaster today.

By Darren Burke
Wednesday, 9th February 2022, 4:02 pm

Keen biker Maurice Owen was injured after he was involved in a collision with a car in Green Boulevard, Cantley, at around 11.30am today.

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Mr Owen, who set riders on their way in the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race several years ago, was taken to Doncaster Royal Infirmary with cuts to his head and a suspected broken shoulder.

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Maurice Owen, 97, suffered injuries after a collision with a vehicle in Cantley.

His grand-daughter Steph Hughes said: “Luckily police were passing and caught the incident on CCTV

“He was waiting on the floor for two hours for an ambulance with a cut on his head and a suspected broken shoulder.

“We had lots of help from passers by who were extremely helpful and stayed the duration.

“He’s now in A&E but he is OK.”

South Yorkshire Police have yet to release details of the incident.