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Cyclist seriously injured after colliding with sheep

The cyclist was flown to Glasgow for treatment after the crash on Saturday.

By STV News

Published 27 Mar 2017.

A cyclist was seriously injured after his bike hit a sheep on a Highland road.

A helicopter ambulance was dispatched following the incident near Kilchoan on the Ardnamurchan peninsula on Saturday.

The 48-year-old man was flown to Glasgow for treatment. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "We received a call at 11.55am on March 25.

"It was a one-cyclist road traffic collision where the cyclist had struck a sheep.

"[The cyclist] suffered serious injuries and a helicopter attended and transferred the patient to Glasgow. No-one else was involved."