Reappeal for witnesses after collision between car and bike on A508 near Kelmarsh

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Police investigating a collision between a car and a cyclist on the A508 near Kelmarsh have issued a new appeal for witnesses.

Officers would particularly like to speak to anyone who may have seen a cyclist on a silver mountain bike riding on the A508, in Kelmarsh or Arthlingworth, prior to the collision that took place at about 6.20pm.

A 15-year-old boy was riding a silver pedal cycle suffered life-threatening injuries after he was involved in a collision with a blue Volkswagon Caddy, driven by a 26-year-old woman, on the A508, at the junction with the Arthingworth turn.

The teenager was airlifted to University Hospital Coventry. The female driver was taken to University Hospital Coventry by land ambulance where she was treated for minor injuries.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this collision or who may have any information regarding it.

Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident are asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174 615.