Catsfield cyclist in critical condition after collision


A 52 year old cyclist from Catsfield suffered a life-threatening head injury when he was in collision with another of a group of four riders in Catsfield on Sunday evening (March 1).

He was in a group of four men who were cycling in Skinners Lane shortly before 8pm when two of them collided and fell from their bikes.

The cyclist suffered a life-threatening head injury,

One, a 43-year-old man from Catsfield, suffered a minor head injury, while the other, a 52-year-old man also from Catsfield, sustained serious injuries, including a fractured pelvis and spine and internal injuries, along with the life-threatening head injury.

He was airlifted to St George’s Hospital in London where he remained in a critical condition on Monday.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, saw the group of cyclists around that time or has information about the incident is asked to email or call 101 quoting Operation Burgundy.