Cyclist Fighting for Life After Being Hit by Audi on Major Motorway

A 26-year-old cyclist is currently fighting for his life after being struck by an Audi on a major motorway near Falkirk. The incident occurred shortly after 5pm on Sunday evening on the M9 near junction 7 for the M876 Falkirk. Emergency services rushed to the scene after reports of a crash between the Audi and the cyclist.

The critically injured cyclist was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment, while a second male cyclist, aged 29, was transported to Forth Valley Hospital for assessment. Fortunately, the driver of the Audi did not sustain any injuries in the collision. The road was closed for several hours to allow for investigation and recovery efforts, reopening around 12.30am on Monday, June 3.

Inspector Andrew Thomson, of the Stirling Road Policing Unit, emphasized that inquiries into the incident are still ongoing. He urged anyone who witnessed the crash or has relevant information to come forward, particularly appealing to motorists who were in the area at the time and may have dashcam footage that could assist in the investigation.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the police on 101 and quote incident number 2738 of June 2, 2024. Your cooperation could be crucial in helping determine the circumstances that led to this serious collision. Stay updated on the latest news by following STV News on WhatsApp for real-time updates from around the country.