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Old Street crash: Police appeal after cyclist seriously injured

16:01 25 February 2011

Police survey the scene at Old Street roundabout where a cyclist was hit by a lorry.

Police survey the scene at Old Street roundabout where a cyclist was hit by a lorry.

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No arrests have been made after a woman was knocked off her bike in a collision with a tipper truck at the Old Street roundabout in Shoreditch yesterday morning (February 24).

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Paramedics treated the cyclist after the crash, which happened shortly before 7.45am.

The 39-year-old, who lives in the Homerton area of Hackney, suffered a fractured ankle and severe facial and shoulder injuries and is being treated at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel.

She remains in a serious condition. But fears that her life was in danger have receded and she is now expected to make a full recovery.

Officers from the Met’s traffic department are investigating.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who has information which could help police should call 020 8998 5319.

To join the Gazette’s Hackney Cycle Safe campaign, go to the homepage and click on the campaign logo.

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