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Cyclist, 50, fighting for his life after being hit by a bus in midnight crash in North London


A 50-year-old man is fighting for his life after being hit by a bus shortly after midnight on Saturday in North London. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Seven Sisters Road, N4, shortly before 12.30am on April 16.

Paramedics found a cyclist seriously injured on the busy main road, which runs along the border between the London Boroughs of Hackney, Haringey and Islington. Enquiries established that the man had been hit by a bus.

The Metropolitan Police has confirmed that he was rushed to hospital by the London Ambulance Service with life-threatening injuries, and he remains in critical condition. No arrests have been made in connection with the collision. There have been unconfirmed reports that the bus was a 476 travelling from Kings Cross to the bus depot. Transport for London has been contacted for further information.

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The crash occurred shortly after midnight on Saturday on Seven Sisters Road, which spans across Hackney, Haringey and Islington

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson told MyLondon : “Officers were called by London Ambulance Service to Seven Sisters Road, N4, on Saturday, April 16, shortly before 12.30am to reports of a collision involving a bus and a cyclist.

“Officers attended. A 50-year-old male cyclist was found seriously injured. He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital. His condition has been assessed as life-threatening. Enquiries continue into the circumstances.”

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