Cyclist 'thrown in the air' in crash in Sheffield

A horrified witness has told how she saw a cyclist 'thrown in the air' in a serious crash in a Sheffield suburb this morning.

Friday, 20th October 2017, 10:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:15 pm
The junction where the collision occurred

Danielle Wragg said she was driving through Oughtibridge this morning at around 8.10am when she saw a bicycle and a car collide at the junction of Station Lane and Church Street.

"It was horrific to watch. He got thrown in the air at quite some force. He had quite a bad head injury and a clearly broken ankle," she said.

"I would like to know how he is as I've not been able to stop thinking about him all day."

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Ms Wragg said the cyclist had been heading down Orchard Street before the crash happened.

She added that she and another driver, who is a nurse, tended to the cyclist until paramedics arrived.

The Star has contacted South Yorkshire Police and is awaiting a response.