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Traffic delays around Portsmouth following collision involving cyclist

A collision involving a vehicle and cyclist is causing delays around Portsmouth this evening


Police and Paramedics were called follwing a collision at the junction of Fawcett Road and Goldsmith Avenue Portsmouth after a cyclist was struck on the roundabout.


It’s believed the collision occured shortly after 4.10pm as the cyclist entered the roundabout and was struck by the vehicle, police placed a road closure on the southbound exit from Fratton Bridge whilst paramedics gave life saving treatment to the cyclist.

The southbound exit will remain closed for sometime whilst an accident investigation takes place, police are asking that motorists avoid the area whilst the investigation is carried out and is expected to be closed for sometime.


The cyclist has since been taken to an awaiting air ambulance which has landed in the south of Portsmouth to transfer the casualty to hospital, after suffering what is believed to be life changing injuries.


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