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UPDATE: American cyclist flown to hospital following A66 collision
7:31pm Friday 18th October 2013 in News
AN AMERICAN cyclist has been flown to hospital following a crash with a car this afternoon (Friday).
The A66 was shut for around three hours following the incident near Threlkeld at around 1.30pm.
The cyclist, a 60-year-old man from Florida, received serious injuries and was taken to Newcastle via air ambulance.
The 43-year-old male driver of the car, a Toyota Avensis, from Threlkeld was not injured.
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