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Cyclist critical after collision with runner in Greenwich Park

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Image caption The cyclist was taken to hospital by air ambulance with a serious head injury and injured shoulder

A cyclist is in a critical condition following a collision with a runner in Greenwich Park, south east London.

The woman, believed to in her 20s, was taken to hospital by air ambulance after the crash during the Tough Run event at 10:35 GMT on Saturday.

Police said the woman suffered a head and shoulder injury and is being cared for at the Royal London Hospital.

It is not known if the runner, who did not require treatment, was taking part in the race.

The Tough Run is an annual event which offers participants the choice of a 5km, 10km or 15km run around the undulating London park.

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