The teenager who was trapped under a gritting lorry in a serious collision in York has been released from hospital.
Firefighters had to free the young cyclist from underneath the lorry after the crash on Monday night, which happened on St Helen’s Road at its junction with Tadcaster Road.
He was taken to hospital by ambulance with suspected serious lower body injuries.
North Yorkshire Police issued an update today, saying: “The cyclist was released from hospital on Tuesday afternoon having received treatment for fractured ribs, cuts and scrapes.”
They are continuing an investigation into the collision. City of York Council, which operates the gritting lorry, is helping that inquiry.
James Gilchrist, the council’s director of transport, planning and highways, said: “We are aware of and are investigating an incident involving one of our gritter vehicles. We are supporting the police investigation into this incident.
“Our thoughts are with all those concerned and where appropriate we will provide support.”
Witnesses, motorists with dash-cams or anyone who recalls seeing the cyclist or the gritter prior to the incident, are urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.
Alternatively, you can make a report via the North Yorkshire Police website. Please quote reference number 12210255965 when providing details.