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Cambridge cyclist rides into wire stretched across path

Cambridge cyclist rides into wire stretched across path

Garry Seddon has reported incident on Jublilee cycle path on Saturday to police A man from Cambridge says he could have been garrotted by a wire stretched across a cycle path in the city on a path he was cycling along while towing his toddler son in a trailer. Garry Seddon, aged 42, had been shopping with the two-year-old in the city centre on Saturday afternoon and chose to take a scenic home to Fulbourn. After riding along the River Cam and through Ditton Fields, he decided to continue to ride on a traffic-free route, the Jubilee Cycle Path, rather than following more direct main roads. The married father-of-two told road.cc: “By the time I got to the Jubilee cycle path, it was dark and had started raining. “As the path took the 90-degree right turn to exit into the Newmarket Road Park and Ride car park, I found myself in a tunnel-like tree-lined section that was completely dark. “I suddenly saw a horizontal line across my path less than a metre ahead and I was on a collision course with the line at a height somewhere beneath my nose and above my nipple-line. “No sooner had I begun […]

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