Cyclist in 'life-threatening condition' after crash on A37 Wells Road

A cyclist is in hospital in a life-threatening condition following a crash in south Bristol. The collision happened on the A37 Wells Road on Friday (September 6) in Brislington[1]. The incident involved a dark coloured VW car and a cyclist.

It happened at around 8.15pm around the Petherton Road junction on the inbound carriageway. A male cyclist, 37, suffered serious head injuries in the crash – he was taken to hospital, where he remains. Avon and Somerset Constabulary[2] is now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

If you were in the area at the time and saw anything which can help with the investigation, call 101 and quote reference number 5219206114.

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For more updates on traffic and travel news in and around Bristol, join our dedicated Facebook group[3] . In other travel news a man died following a crash on the M5 which closed the slip road at junction 19 for five hours.[4][5] There was also an HGV fire on the same motorway this morning[6] .

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  2. ^ Avon and Somerset Constabulary (
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  4. ^ a man died following a crash (
  5. ^ junction 19 for five hours. (
  6. ^ HGV fire on the same motorway this morning (
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