Cyclist injured in collision with pig

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A cyclist was taken to hospital after colliding with a pig.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) received a call at 8.51am yesterday (July 24) to London Road, Houghton Conquest, to a report that a cyclist had been injured after colliding with a pig in the road.

A rapid response vehicle and ambulance crew were dispatched to the scene.

They treated a man in his 40s who had suffered a facial injury.

He was taken to Bedford Hospital South Wing for further treatment.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or serious.