Incident where cyclist was found seriously injured on Northumberland road 'no longer suspicious' say police

An investigation into how a cyclist came to be seriously injured after she was found lying in the middle of the road is no longer being considered a suspicious incident.

Tuesday, 10th November 2020, 10:21 am

The cyclist, 46, had suffered serious injuries to her head and was taken to hospital, where she remains today, Tuesday, November 10.

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Northumbria Police has issued an update into its inquiry into the incident where a woman cyclist was found injured in Bedlington.

A spokesperson for the force said: “Over the weekend, officers launched an appeal for information in a bid to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident and ascertain if any criminal offences had been committed.

“We would now like to thank members of the public who came forward – and can confirm the incident is no longer being treated as suspicious.

“Specially-trained family liaison officers are continuing to support the woman’s family.”

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