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    _Lotus_ wrote:
    MarcelloM wrote: Bikes should be illegal on everything except cycle paths, just like skateboarders should be illegal apart from in skateparks. Too many people in this town roll around on self-propelled transport, thinking they can do what they like. They need to be stopped!! Perhaps there should be an amnesty where they can trade their bikes and skateboards for micro-scooters? You never hear about micro-scooter riders getting hurt, or ruining our lovely town. They are the safest and most civilised form of transport.
    You cannot enforce that as there is not a cycle path on every street. Jus' saying.
    Good point !"
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UPDATED: Cyclist injured after bus collision on Thorpe Esplanade

First published in News
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A BICYCLE rider has been injured after being involved in a crash with a bus in Thorpe Bay.

Paramedics were called out at 10.45am to the incident which happened on Thorpe Esplanade at the junction with Thorpe Hall Avenue.

The incident happened after a bus and cyclist collided.

Treatment was given to the male bike rider at the scene with a police spokeswoman saying his injuries are thought "not to be serious".

Slight delays are being caused in the area as the bus is blocking part of the road heading towards Southend town centre.

The bus was removed from the scene at 12noon but police kept the road was partially shut off at the junction with Burges Terrace while investigations were carried out.

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