Woman accused of traffic offences following crash in Cumbernauld involving cyclist

A cyclist had to be rushed to hospital following a crash in Cumbernauld on Thursday (May 12)

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Police were called in around 8.10am amidst reports that a female cyclist had been hurt in a collision near Broadwood Loch.

Ambulance crews attended to the female cyclist who was later taken to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary for further medical care.

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It quickly emerged that the female car driver of the car involved in the accident will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal for road traffic offences, following the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We received a report of a crash involving a car and a cyclist on Valleyfield Road, Cumbernauld, around 8.10 am on Thursday, May 12.

"Emergency services attended and the female cyclist was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary as a precaution."