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Cyclist seriously hurt in Cambridge crash with lorry was woman in her 70s

The cyclist seriously hurt in a crash with a lorry in Cambridge yesterday (May 26) was a woman in her 70s.

The incident happened[1] around 9.44am on the junction of Hills Road and Brooklands Avenue.

Magpas ambulance doctor Jono Ritson and paramedic Dan Read treated her for a serious leg injury.

They sedated her at the scene, providing her with A&E level care, before accompanying her by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, monitoring her condition throughout the journey.

Cyclist seriously hurt in Cambridge city centre
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She was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival. The East of England Amublance Service NHS Trust also attended the accident.

Hills Road was closed at the junctions with Brooklands Avenue and Cherry Hinton Road as emergency services dealt with the incident and the roads were reopened around 12.20pm.


  1. ^ incident happened (www.cambridge-news.co.uk)

Woman Driver Caught Sitting on Husband’s Lap

The monitor cameras on Huyu Expressway captured stunning pictures on May 21 showing two people sitting on the driver’s seat together in a truck cabin, Wuhan Evening News reported.

The woman can be seen clutching the steering wheel while sitting on a man’s lap and the man was focusing on his mobile phone.

After an investigation, Xiantao police said the truck belongs to a Shanghai logistics company. The man in the photos was the truck driver, who’s also the husband of the woman. 

The woman was still learning driving, so her husband asked her to sit on his lap that day to teach her driving.

The woman was punished with a three-day detention for driving without a license while her husband was fined 2,000 yuan for allowing someone without a license to drive his vehicle.