Wiltshire

Cyclist dies from head injuries near Barbury Castle

A woman has died from head injuries after falling off her bike near Barbury Castle in North Wiltshire.

According to Wiltshire Police, she was travelling down a steep hill away from the castle on Sunday at about 16:00 BST when she lost control of her bicycle.

She was taken to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol for treatment but died on Monday from her injuries.

She has been named locally as Joan Mortimer. Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident.

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