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Police attended a road traffic collision today at 1:10 pm at Brotherswater and Kirkstone Pass Inn after reports were received of a cyclist coming off his bike. On attendance, a 15 year old boy from Glenridding was located one mile south of Brotherswater Hotel, with serious head injury. Members of the public had stopped to assistant and paramedics and the Air ambulance attended. Doctors and paramedics treated the boy at the scene and he was transported by air ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital were he is in critical condition
The road was closed from 1:45 pm to 3:10 pm. Police would like to thank everyone who stopped to help the boy and appeal for anyone who may have seen anything to contact them at the Roads Policing Unit on 101.