Cyclist taken to hospital following collision near Antrim on Sunday morning

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Northern Ireland Ambulance Service

A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a collision near Antrim this morning.

PSNI Inspector Arnie O’Neill said: “The male cyclist, who is understood to be in his thirties, was struck by a car on the Lisnevenagh Road at around 10.30am this morning, Sunday 10 June.

“He is believed to be in a critical but stable condition at present.”

A spokesman for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) was quoted by ‘Belfast Live’ as saying: “NIAS despatched a Rapid Response Paramedic, an A&E crew and a BASICS doctor to the scene. NIAS also tasked the Charity Air Ambulance to the incident.

“Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene one male patient with serious injuries was taken by road ambulance to RVH in Belfast.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision but has not yet spoken to police is asked to call 101, quoting reference number 593 10/06/18.

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