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Female cyclist critically injured by lorry, Peckham, 2nd June
4.06.09 by Buffalo Bill

This from Southwark News

The collision, which happened as the concertina lorry turned left from Bellenden Road to Peckham High Street, brought Peckham to a four-hour standstill, as ambulance crews had fought to cut the woman, thought to be in her late-20s, to safety.

The injured cyclist was taken to King’s College Hospital shortly after with severe leg and hip injuries, although her condition is now thought to be stable. A lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

This follows the deaths of 5 London cyclists, 4 of whom were female, as the result of collisions with HGV/LGV/lorries so far in 2009. Another report from Londonist here.

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  1. I hope the lady comes out OK from this. I nearly got creamed by a right-turning national express coach today. I swear all the NX drivers are shit, Ive never had anything but near-death experiences with the cunts.

    — lee    4 June 2009, 17:50    #
  2. My heart sinks every time I hear of another cyclist being killed. My condolences to the families and friends of all the cyclists who have been lost.

    May I ask that anyone familiar with the collision details please report, mark and share the details at www.RoadGuardian.com…. This is a site where cyclists can share the danger spots so that fellow cyclists might avoid dangerous routes.

    Thank you,
    Joe Mizereck

    Joe Mizereck    1 July 2009, 12:32    #
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