Pink Express rider hit & 'critically' injured by lorry this morning
20.09.11 by Buffalo Bill
According to this Standard report:
Police said a male cyclist was critical after being hit by a lorry in Vauxhall this morning. Witnesses told how his bicycle was dragged along the road by the HGV before the driver realised what had happened…
…[the collision] happened at about 7.45am today outside Vauxhall Tube. It is believed the cyclist, thought to have been a courier, was hit from behind by the lorry. The bicycle was dragged along Vauxhall bridge before the driver realised.
Police said the cyclist was initially in a critical condition but had now been stabilised.
Sean Skinner tweeted: “Looks like cyclist hit from behind by large refuse lorry at lights and bike dragged underneath for over 200m.”
The cyclist is believed to be Richard, apparently a courier working for Pink Express. I know everyone reading this will be sending their hopes for Richard’s swift recovery.
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