Woman seriously injured after bicycle crash in Co Cork

Cyclist receives serious head injuries after hitting pothole near Bandon on Sunday

Gurteen Cross, Co Cork. Photograph: Google Street View

Gurteen Cross, Co Cork. Photograph: Google Street View

 

A woman in her 40s is in serious condition following a bicycle crash in Co Cork on Sunday morning.

The woman received serious head injuries when her bicycle hit a pothole a Gurteen Cross near Bandon shortly before 9am. She was taken to Cork University Hospital.

A Garda spokeswoman said the road between Gurteen Cross and Baxter’s Bridge is currently closed.