Crowle rider, 94, critically ill in Scunthorpe General Hospital after road collision in Isle of Axholme
The man injured in yesterday afternoon's road traffic collision in Crowle was a 94-year-old from the Isle of Axholme town who is now in a critical condition in Scunthorpe General Hospital, police disclosed today (Wednesday Nov 7).
Police say the elderly Crowle resident suffered serious head injuries after being involved in a collision with a car at the junction of Godnow Road and High Street shortly after 3pm on Tuesday.
He was riding a silver-coloured electrically-assisted pedal cycle when the collision occurred with a red coloured Seat Ibiza which was being driven by a 29-year-old Crowle man.
The car driver was uninjured.
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The cyclist was taken to Scunthorpe hospital by ambulance and is described as being in a critically ill condition.
The road was closed until 7pm last night to allow police to examine the scene and to "recover the vehicles."
Police are investigating the circumstances of the collision and ask that any witnesses contact them on the non-emergency number 101, referring to log 367 of 06 November 2012.