Road closed after cyclist knocked off his bike near Yearby, Redcar

A CYCLIST was taken to hospital after being knocked off his bike in a road collision this morning (Sunday, December 29).

The man, in his mid-30s, was not thought to be seriously hurt but was taken by ambulance to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough with what was described as cuts and bruises.

Cleveland Police temporarily closed the B1269 road, off the A174 near Yearby, in the Redcar area, following the accident at about 10.40am.

Inspector Ian White said: “We closed the road temporarily so the ambulance could get through but we re-opened it soon afterwards.”

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11:38pm Sun 29 Dec 13

Davy Crocket says...

Today's roads are no longer bike friendly.
Today's roads are no longer bike friendly. Davy Crocket

10:45am Mon 30 Dec 13

Auldgadgey says...

Davycrocket, it's not the roads that are unfriendly to bikes, but the road users, usually motorists that have to be there in 30secs even if its just going to the shops.
Davycrocket, it's not the roads that are unfriendly to bikes, but the road users, usually motorists that have to be there in 30secs even if its just going to the shops. Auldgadgey

11:36am Mon 30 Dec 13

David Lacey says...

You don't know who (if anyone) is to blame.
You don't know who (if anyone) is to blame. David Lacey

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