Chairman of LB First seriously injured in road traffic collision in Leighton Buzzard

Gennaro Borrelli
Gennaro Borrelli

The chairman of Leighton Buzzard independent traders’ group LB First has been seriously hurt in a road traffic accident.

Gennaro Borrelli was cycling near the Co-op in Waterdell, Leighton Buzzard on Wednesday evening when he was involved in a collision with a car.

A Beds Police spokesman said: “We were called at around 8.25pm to reports of a collision between a cyclist and a car. The cyclist was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.”

Mr Borrelli’s wife Luisa told the LBO that her husband was recovering at Luton and Dunstable Hospital having suffered a compound leg fracture and some bruises.