Man in his 60s suffers 'life-threatening injuries' after coming off bicycle

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An man in his 60s has suffered 'life-threatening injuries' after coming off his bicycle in Maidenhead this morning.

The South Central Ambulance Service was called to the junction of High Town Road and Grenfell Road at 9.47am and sent a rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer and the Thames Valley Air Ambulance.

The man, who is believed to have suffered a head injury, was assessed at the scene for life-threatening injuries and taken by road to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

Police were also called to the incident at 9.54am, but no road closures were required.

UPDATE 3.04pm:

Thames Valley Police has now launched a witness appeal about the incident.

The force said a 67-year-old man was cycling along High Town Road near the junction of Grenfell Road when he came off his bike and sustained a serious head injury.

Police do not believe any other vehicles were involved, but are trying to find out the exact circumstances behind the incident.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information, please call PC Jessica Barker at Taplow Roads Policing on 101, quoting incident reference 447 of 7 July.

UPDATE, Thursday, July 13, 11am:

Police confirmed this morning that the man is still in a critical condition in hospital.


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