Cyclist rushed to hospital after collision with car

A cyclist has been rushed to hospital after a collision with a car.

The collision took place on Newcastle Road in Chester-le-Street at 1.05pm today (August 16).

A statement from Durham Constabulary said: “The cyclist, a local man in his late 70s, suffered suspected hip injuries and was taken by ambulance for treatment at the University Hospital of North Durham.”

A cyclist in his 70s has been rushed to hospital after being involved in a collision with a car.