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  • Cyclist down in Hayfield – Cyclist injured in crash with lorry
  • Premier Icon rogerthecat
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    Reported in the Sheffield Star 🙁

    A cyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a lorry.

    The 55-year-old was on the A624 in Hayfield, at the foot of Kinder Scout in the Peak District, when was involved in a collision with a lorry.

    The crash, involving the yellow bike and blue MAN 7.5 tonne lorry, was at 9.20am on Saturday. Police interviewed the driver.

    Hope it’s no one from here – best wishes go to the rider.

    Premier Icon jools182
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    just down the road from me 🙁

    best wishes and a speedy recovery

    Premier Icon richpips
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    He’s a mate of mine. Apparently he is in a bad way.

    More news when I hear it.

    Premier Icon mattrgee
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    Poor sod. Do we know what condition he’s in?

    Premier Icon richpips
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    Just got this in my email box via his wife.

    ….He has brain damage to the lower brain stem and other brain injuries. He has multiple fractures and internal injuries. He is currently in a coma. Prognosis is not yet known.

    Premier Icon mattrgee
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    Thanks for the update, just wish it was better news 🙁 Healing vibes.

    Premier Icon bails
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    Horrible.

    Get well soon rider.

    Premier Icon plus-one
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    🙁 🙁

    Premier Icon hora
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    +1 **** 🙁

    Premier Icon therealhoops
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    Gus is made of strong stuff. He’ll pull through.

    Premier Icon Bunnyhop
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    Goodness. Really hoping for his full recovery and ‘if’ needed a prosecution of the driver.

    We were riding around that area Saturday morning and didn’t hear of anything.

    Premier Icon Drac
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    Poor guy thoughts with him, his family and friends.

    Explains your post yesterday Richipps hope you get to see him even if it’s just for support.

    Premier Icon stumpy01
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    Oh dear. Sad news……

    Premier Icon richpips
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    The latest.

    “Gus is still ctitically ill in the critical care unit. Today is day 5 which is generally the beginning of a crucial phase with serious head injuries, which can go on from day 5 to day 10. ”

    Premier Icon pondo
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    Fingers crossed, feller. 🙁

    Premier Icon Markie
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    🙁

    Sorry to read this.

    Best wishes to him and his family and friends.

    Premier Icon therealhoops
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    Rich – are you riding tonight? I’m not but I’ll be in the George later. I think Creedo is doing the same.

    Premier Icon richpips
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    Rich – are you riding tonight? I’m not but I’ll be in the George later. I think Creedo is doing the same.

    Can’t make tonight unfortunately. 🙁

    Premier Icon spacemonkey
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    Healing vibes being couriered up from darn sarf, mate.

    Premier Icon pingu66
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    Really saddens me when I read these things. Not only for the poor guy but the trauma to his family, the not knowing and then if when what the longer term prognosis may be.

    The Pingu household has done far too much praying for speedy recoveries of late, with our own family and friends, something needs changing for cyclists. Our thoughts will be with his family and friends along with our hopes for a speedy and complete recovery,

    Premier Icon bonjye
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    Really sorry to hear about this.

    Richpips- the injured man’s wife isn’t Tracey is it?

    Premier Icon richpips
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    Richpips- the injured man’s wife isn’t Tracey is it?

    Yep. Mail in my profile if you want more info.

    Premier Icon bonjye
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    Thanks. YHM.

    Premier Icon Scarcat67
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    Wishing the cyclist well and his family..fingers crossed !! Healing vibes …

    Premier Icon richpips
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    Some positive news today….

    “Gus is no longer in intensive care, and is breathing completely naturally now. Most encouragingly, he has recently had some periods of consciousness when he has been able to speak and respond to questions. His other injuries appear to be making good progress. He continues to sleep a lot or falls back into semi-consciousness, and tires quickly.”

    Premier Icon stilltortoise
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    thumbs up 🙂

    Premier Icon AnyExcuseToRide
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    Sounds good man! Hope we hear more good news like this soon

    Premier Icon stumpy01
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    😀

    Fingers crossed he keeps progressing!

    Premier Icon gogg
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    Fingers crossed.

    Get well soon and back in the saddle Gus!

    Premier Icon Bunnyhop
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    Very pleased to read this.

    Premier Icon bonjye
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    Great news. Cheers Rich. 🙂

    Premier Icon racefaceec90
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    i wish him a speedy recovery.

    Premier Icon MoreCashThanDash
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    Nice to hear some good news on this kind of thread for a change. Lets hope he keeps on the mend

    Premier Icon hora
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    “Gus is no longer in intensive care, and is breathing completely naturally now. Most encouragingly, he has recently had some periods of consciousness when he has been able to speak and respond to questions. His other injuries appear to be making good progress. He continues to sleep a lot or falls back into semi-consciousness, and tires quickly.”

    Fantastic news 😀

    Premier Icon jambalaya
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    Positive new indeed.

    Premier Icon FellMarvin
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    Earlier today the driver who hit Gus was sentenced to 16 weeks imprisonment and banned from driving for 5 years. The magistrates described it as the worst case they had ever encountered. The sentence was the longest they could give, and it sounded as if they wished they could make it longer.

    Premier Icon AlexSimon
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    Thanks for the update – A lot of people I ride with had also ridden with Gus

    Premier Icon edlong
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    Any further news on the recovery of the rider?

    Premier Icon simons_nicolai-uk
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    Earlier today the driver who hit Gus was sentenced to 16 weeks imprisonment and banned from driving for 5 years.

    Is there a news report?

    Premier Icon hora
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    How is Gus?

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