A 14-year-old was found laid in a carriageway in North Yorkshire with serious injuries, but police are currently unsure how the injuries and damage to his bike were sustained.

The teenager was found on Low Road in West Lutton, Ryedale at around 4.45pm on Tuesday, June 28 with serious injuries and damage to his bicycle.

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He was later taken to hospital for treatment and is recovering well.

However, it is currently not known how the injuries or damage to his bike were sustained so police are appealing to the public for more information.

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the rider, or any other vehicle, in the area at the time of the crash or anyone who remembers seeing any vehicles before the crash to get in touch with as soon as possible to help the investigation.

They are particularly looking for two men who located the cyclist and assisted him at the roadside.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “If you can help, please email Matthew.Smout@northyorkshire.police.uk or contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for TC1581 SMOUT.

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“Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number NYP-29062022-0177.”


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