A cyclist was taken to hospital following a serious crash in Baldock town centre on Friday (April 1).

The crash, involving a lorry and bike, took place at around 7.58am.

The Magpas Air Ambulance attended the scene, and Hertfordshire Constabulary said that the cyclist - a woman in her 40s - had been injured.

Police closed the A507/B656 junction in Baldock town centre after the incident.

A police spokesperson earlier said: "Police were called at 7.58am to reports of a collision in Whitehorse Street, Baldock.

"The cyclist, a woman aged in her forties, has been taken to hospital seriously injured."

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 7.57am on Friday, April 1 to reports of a road traffic collision involving a lorry and a cyclist on Whitehorse Street in Baldock.

"An ambulance, a senior paramedic in a support vehicle and the Magpas Air Ambulance attended the scene.

"The cyclist, a woman in her forties, was transported by land to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge for treatment."

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