‘Avoid the area’: Police warning as busy road closed after lorry hits cyclist

Reports have been received that a Doncaster road is currently closed following an accident within the last hour.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 1:50 pm

It is understood that a lorry hit a cyclist on the A630 Warmsworth Road in Balby, near Waverley Avenue, a notorious accident hotspot.

South Yorkshire Police officers are in attendance.

A spokesman said: “Police were called at 11.19am this morning with reports of a collision between a lorry and a push bike on Warmsworth Road, Balby.

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A cordon of police tape (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP via Getty Images)

“One person, the cyclist, has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

“The road remains closed at this time and people are being advised to avoid the area.

We will bring you more on the incident as and when we get it.

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